Chief Financial Officer & Board of Directors
Suzanne is the Chief Financial Officer at WEST. Oversight of accounting functions, monitoring fiscal budgets, ensuring internal controls, authorizing expenses, providing financial analysis, and assessing the stability and profitability of WEST are part of her responsibilities. She participates in the development of the company’s plans and programs as a strategic partner and provides financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the company. Suzanne oversees, monitors, and evaluates the Human Resource and Purchasing & Inventory functions. Suzanne ensures accurate recording of company stock purchases, sales and transfers. As a member of the Board of Directors she recommends, enhances, or develops company policies or procedures which will improve the overall financial operation and effectiveness of the company. She is also a member of the Senior Management Team providing leadership and developing effective solutions to business challenges.
In WEST’s employ since 2002, she previously held the Accounting Manager position. This encompassed multi-state payroll and tax reporting, accounts payable, employee expenses, accounts receivable, general ledger, retirement plan, contracts, bonus plans, and various corporate reporting. Suzanne implemented many changes in processes and technology within the Accounting department.
Suzanne received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She has over 20 years’ experience and has worked in public accounting, government accounting, not-for-profit accounting, and corporate accounting.
She loves the snow which supports her interest in downhill skiing. Walking her dog and attending her children’s sporting events are other favorite pastimes.