VP & Chief Financial Officer
Seasoned Financial Executive/“Big 4” CPA with a history of strong leadership. Uncompromising integrity, hands on leader who has been effective in building strong teams, increasing efficiency and improving bottom line profits. Extensive experience leading all financial aspects of large companies as well as Human Resources and Information Technology functions. Broad areas of responsibility are as follows:
• Strategic Planning • Human Resources • Tax and Audit
• Financial Reporting • Information Technology • Protect Company Assets
• Financial Analysis • Budgeting/Forecasting • Mergers & Acquisitions
• Treasury/Bank relations • Capital Planning • Cost Control
• Internal Accounting Controls • Technical Knowledge of GAAP • Risk Management and Insurance
Industry experience includes Transportation, Manufacturing and Distribution, Life Insurance, Property and Casualty Insurance, Dairy Cooperatives, Caterpillar Dealer Network, Financial Institutions, Food Processing and Seed Corn Production, Government, Not for Profit and Distribution.
Experience in installing SAP Financials.
Chief Marketing Officer
Erik is a creative problem solver who effectively combines marketing and innovation expertise by leveraging knowledge across multiple industries to deliver value-added results. A strategic and innovative leader with almost 20 years of developing, executing marketing/communications and digital strategies.
Erik has spent the last 15 years enhancing his global and international experience in marketing and communication. He spent years developing digital and traditional marketing strategies in both Switzerland and Germany before returning to the U.S.
A frequent speaker and panelist in the digital space worldwide, Erik’s mantra has always been to ensure his customer driven initiatives are not reliant on innovation as much as ensuring the core balance of marketing success stays intact no matter the channel nor the product/service being sold.
Erik graduated from the University of Wyoming, is an author of two books reflecting on his world travels and insights as he uses his cultural learnings to better his marketing craft.