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.
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."
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