AC Lordi is pleased to announce the promotions of several employees that have been instrumental to the firm’s success over the years:
Jeff Cehlar has been promoted to Director in Risk & Compliance. Jeff is a firm leader in SOX methodology updates and delegation of authority methodology. He recently served as the lead for several clients including Idera, Recro, Inspired Entertainment, Actua, Quaker, AZEK (formerly CPG), as well as Delegation of Authority projects at Superior Vision and Quaker. Jeff has also provided significant internal support, including sales leadership and contributions to numerous proposals, presentations and blog posts.
Karen Miholics has been promoted to Director, Finance. Karen has been with the firm since 2003 and has been a steady hand during periods of significant change. She led the implementation of the new time and billing system Open Air, helped to complete a SharePoint implementation, and has partnered with IT on its initiatives. She continues to lead the firm on all finance matters, will be working to improve the internal reporting function, and will be expanding her role to include some administrative duties.
Tom Roy has been promoted to Senior Manager of Risk & Compliance. Tom has been leader in developing AC Lordi’s ITGC SOX methodology, and has a large client portfolio, managing ITGC SOX work at Canada Goose, BioTelemetry, Spark, SCYNEXIS, Safeguard, Universal Display, Recro, Idera, STRATA Skin Sciences, AZEK (formerly CPG). He’s also made significant contributions to the firm’s training program over past year including teaching multiple trainings on Skype, SharePoint, Nitro, SOC Reports, and ITGCs to the firm to develop cross functional skills and understanding in R&C. He played a large role in the implementation and deployment of our SharePoint site as well.
Katie Smart has been promoted to Manager in the Accounting Services team. From as early as her first days with the firm, Katie has performed above and beyond her responsibilities. In addition to servicing clients such as AgroFresh and Quaker Chemical, Katie was able to complete an MBA program at West Chester University. Her superior client service has earned her the respect of both her peers and executive management at our clients.
Lorenzo Vizza has been promoted to Director in the Accounting Services team. Lorenzo joined AC Lordi in 2007, and has supported a number of our clients—Actua, Endo, JGW, StreamTV—in different roles over the years. He was also instrumental in supporting the rollout of SharePoint, our charity committee, and a health and wellness program. His clients consistently rate Lorenzo high in customer service, and he has regularly demonstrated an ability to find new opportunities.
Congratulations to Jeff, Karen, Tom, Katie, and Lorenzo on these promotions. We wish them continued success at the firm.