Schellman Welcomes Jennifer Walsh as New CFO, Reinforcing Financial Leadership
TAMPA, FLA. – July 26, 2023 – Schellman, a global leader in attestation and compliance services, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Walsh as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. With her exceptional expertise in financial and operational initiatives, Walsh is set to spearhead Schellman's financial strategy and shape a future of unparalleled growth and success.
With over 20 years of experience in meticulously planning and executing financial management at major media, SaaS, and professional services companies, Walsh is a proven leader with a deep understanding of finance, and her previous work at maslansky + partners, an Omnicom Company, ReturnPath, Time, Inc., a Time Warner company, and Shapeways demonstrates an extraordinary track record of delivering outstanding results.
"We are delighted to welcome Jennifer as our new CFO," said Avani Desai, President & CEO of Schellman. "Her expertise in driving financial and operational excellence, coupled with her remarkable leadership skills, make her the perfect fit to lead our financial initiatives. Jennifer's forward-thinking approach will be the catalyst for Schellman's future success as the unrivaled provider of compliance and other services."
Walsh's appointment comes at a pivotal moment for Schellman, as the company is now fervently pursuing new business opportunities, M&A, expanding its international footprint, and investing in cutting-edge automation and technological advancements.
As the firm is poised to achieve new extraordinary milestones in the ever-evolving landscape of compliance assessments, Walsh—in her new role as CFO—will steer the firm’s global financial strategy. Her strategic acumen and steadfast commitment to innovation will play an instrumental role in fortifying and expanding Schellman's financial and corporate functions, paving the way for an exceptionally prosperous future.
"I am truly honored to join Schellman as its new CFO," said Walsh. "Schellman has carved a distinct niche as a dynamic and innovative company, uniquely positioned to excel in the compliance assessment landscape. I am thrilled to collaborate with the leadership team as we capitalize on the vast array of opportunities that lie ahead and drive resolute value creation."
Schellman remains committed to delivering exceptional client service, forging lasting relationships, and accomplishing multiple compliance objectives through its comprehensive offerings. With Walsh's expertise, the company is primed to navigate industry changes, explore untapped avenues for growth, and continue its mission to be at the forefront of compliance initiatives.
Schellman stands as a leading global provider of attestation, compliance, and certification services. Operating under two distinct entities, Schellman & Company, LLC (a top 100 CPA firm) and Schellman Compliance, LLC (a globally accredited compliance assessment firm), the organization offers a comprehensive range of services. These encompass acting as a CPA firm, an ISO Certification Body, a PCI Qualified Security Assessor Company, a HITRUST assessor, a FedRAMP 3PAO, and being among the pioneering CMMC Authorized C3PAOs.
Renowned for its professionals’ expertise combined with practical experience, Schellman delivers superior client service while upholding steadfast independence. The company's approach fosters successful, long-term relationships, enabling clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single trusted third-party assessor. For further information about the services provided, please visit schellman.com.
Schellman is a leading provider of attestation and compliance services. We are the only company in the world that is a CPA firm, a globally licensed PCI Qualified Security Assessor, an ISO Certification Body, HITRUST CSF Assessor, a FedRAMP 3PAO, and most recently, an APEC Accountability Agent. Renowned for expertise tempered by practical experience, Schellman's professionals provide superior client service balanced by steadfast independence. Our approach builds successful, long-term relationships and allows our clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single third-party assessor.