Here’s what the area’s accounting and leadership experts have to say.
Avanti Group’s Jay Gennaro interviews public company accounting and leadership experts to get their take on the on a variety of topics including trends & opportunities, innovative strategies, career advice, overcoming challenges, etc.
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SVP & Chief Accounting Officer, American Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation
As the SVP and Chief Accounting Officer for the publicly traded investment corporation, Don heads up the entire accounting and reporting function. Prior to his current role, Don spent 17 years honing his skills with Freddie Mac, Deutsche Bank, and Arthur Anderson. At Freddie, he was responsible for valuation and reporting for the company’s investments. He also worked with Deutsche Bank as their Director of Accounting Policy…
Senior Director, Accounting and Finance, Merkle
As the Senior Director of Accounting & Finance for the 450 million dollar digital performance marketing agency, Kim manages the accounting policy, general and operational accounting, cash management, consolidations, and reporting teams. Prior to Merkle, Kim spent 13 years with Cienna, a publicly traded communication equipment company. There she was promoted numerous times and progressed…
VP, Controller and Principal Accounting Oficer, Rosetta Stone
As the Principal Accounting Officer of the publicly traded global education technology software company, Sean leads the worldwide accounting and financial reporting functions. Prior to Rosetta Stone, he held key SEC Reporting and Accounting Policy leadership roles in the internet and online media industries. He spent 11 years with BDO including a 2 year rotation as the resident US GAAP…
Chief Accounting Officer, Iridium Communications
As the Chief Accounting Officer of the publicly traded global satellite communications company, Rich leads a variety of functions including SEC Reporting, Accounting Policy, General Accounting, Tax, and Cash Management. Previously, Rich served in leadership roles at several public and private companies in the communications and technology industries. He started his career with KPMG…
Senior Vice President, Technical Accounting, SEC Reporting, & Accrual Accounting, Discovery Communications
As an SVP at the publicly traded, 6.5 billion dollar media giant, Kristine heads up the Technical Accounting, SEC Reporting and Accrual Accounting functions. She has developed a deep expertise in these areas during her 12 years with the company. Prior to joining Discovery, Kristine reached the Audit Manager level at PricewaterhouseCoopers….
Controller, Cricket Media
As the Controller of Cricket Media, Neuhy oversees the external reporting, accounting policy, and general accounting functions for the company. Since joining Cricket Media, Neuhy has progressed from Director of Financial Reporting to her current role. With over 11 years of experience she’s spent all but 1 year of her career directly involved with external reporting…