FEI Elects 2011-12 Officers; George Boyadjis Becomes Chairman

Earlier today, FEI announced its 2011-12 slate of officers, whose terms begin immediately.

George Boyadjis, CPA, executive director of CresaPartners, LLC, was elected to the position of FEI's national chair, after serving as national vice chair for the previous year. Boyadjis, who has been a member of FEI since 1994, also served a vice president at large from 2008-2010. A member of the FEI Board for five years, Boyadjis previously chaired the Strategic Planning Committee for FEI and has also been a trustee and chair of FERF. He previously served as a member of FEI's Ethics and Eligibility Committee and as president of FEI's Twin Cities chapter. Prior to his current position at CresaPartners, he was EVP, CFO, secretary and treasurer for American TeleCare, Inc., and before that served as CFO, treasurer and corporate compliance officer for MedManagement, LLC.
 

 

Marsha L. Hunt, CPA, vice president, controller and principal accounting officer of Cummins, Inc. will now serve as national vice chair.Hunt, an FEI member since 2000, has been a trustee of FERF for seven years (2004-2011), as well as a member of the FEI Hall of Fame Selection Committee, Strategic Planning Committee and the Committee on Corporate Reporting. Prior to joining Cummins in 2003, Marsha worked with Corning Incorporated for 7 years and served as its Assistant Controller.
 
Taylor Hawes, Sr. CFO of intellectual property and licensing for Microsoft Corporation, will continue to serve as vice president at large. Before joining Microsoft Corporation, Hawes was the North America controller for U.K.-based Raleigh Bicycle Corporation. Hawes, a member of FEI since 2002, serves on the Committee on Finance and Information Technology (CFIT), and previously served as treasurer of FEI, and as a trustee and chair of FERF.

 

Harry W. Zike, CPA, CFO and Board member of GTE, Plc., will now serve as vice president at large. A member of FEI since 1989, Zike previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Energy Conversion Devices (ECD), and prior to that spent nearly two decades with Siemens, where he held a number of executive financial positions in both Europe and the USA.

 

 
David Nunes, senior vice president of Finance for Minor League Baseball, joins the FEI Board in the role of treasurer.Prior to joining Minor League Baseball, Nunes was Vice President of Finance for Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins. Nunes has been a member of FEI since 2000 and has served as Area vice president for the Southern Region and Chapter President for the Southern Florida Chapter.

Robert Shultz, vice president, Enterprise Services Strategy at the Hewlett-Packard Company, will serve as secretary. A member of FEI since 2005, he served as chairman of FEI's Committee on Finance & Information Technology (CFIT) from 2008-11. Shultz joined HP in 1982 and prior to his current position, he served as vice president of Internal Audit, general manager of the Business Process Outsourcing organization, and vice president of Shared Services.

Kim K. Gazzola, vice president for Finance and Administration at Cambridge College, will continue to serve as FERF chair for a second year. FERF, the Financial Executives Research Foundation, is the research affiliate of FEI.Gazzola, a member of FEI since 1989, was previously the president of the Boston chapter. Prior to her tenure at Cambridge College, she served in senior roles at Bridgewater State College, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Gaston & Snow.

Welcoming the new officers, FEI President and CEO Marie Hollein said, "On behalf of our entire organization, I am pleased to welcome and congratulate these accomplished business leaders on their well-earned positions on the FEI board. With their continued leadership and dedication to FEI's mission, we look forward to continued success over the coming year. We are privileged to have these leaders as part of our organization."
 

Read more about FEI's 2011-2012 leadership:

FEI press release

FEI Office of the Chair (links to bios)

Financial Executive Magazine, July 2011: For FEI's Chair, It's His Time To Pay It Forward (free login required)

Read more about FEI and the value of FEI membership:

About FEI

Join FEI (links to short, information video, membership eligibility criteria, online membership application)

FEI Website: http://www.financialexecutives.org/

 

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