As a member of the Office of the President (OTP), Janice is an advisor and partner to the CEO and other business leaders and helps them evaluate strategic moves, mergers and acquisitions, growth strategies, and developing financial plans, economic modeling, and risk analysis. Janice is responsible for the Finance/Accounting departments including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, cost accounting, taxes, insurance, fixed assets, budgets, forecasting, month-end and year-end accounting and the reporting of the financial performance of all entities comprising the FoC, including joint ventures and international operations. She is also a key partner with the banks and support meetings with the Board of Directors and is instrumental in the future success of the FoC.
Janice is a senior level financial executive with a demonstrated passion for delivering enhanced bottom-line performance and innovative process improvements and a hands-on leader who partners with other business leaders in the development and implementation of strategic plans to facilitate business growth. She joins our team bringing over 35 years of increasing leadership responsibility in Finance. Janice has spent the last 20 years as CFO and Treasurer at several large West Michigan companies. Additionally, she is a Certified Public Accountant from the State of Michigan and earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Aquinas College.
Janice describes her management style as “leading by example and encouraging others to do the same”. She shares that she is looking forward to serving as a partner to the executive team in the development of the Company's business strategy and growth initiatives. It is clear that her natural “servant leader” attitude will fit nicely here on our team. Outside of work, her interests include yoga, traveling, reading, and Michigan summers, including hiking, kayaking, outdoor concerts, and M22 road trips. Additionally, she serves in our community on several Boards.