MFM announces new officers


Pile of MoneyThe Media Financial Management Association and its credit wing, BCCA, will be meeting in San Jose CA 8/15/13, and presiding over that meeting will be a new slate of officers. The organization provides a forum for a number of finance-related issues for the US and Canada.

And the officers for the 2013-2014 MFM Board of Directors are:
* Chair: Chad Richardson, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Scientific Games Corporation,
* Vice Chair: Dalton A. Lee, Media Consultant, Atlanta, GA,
* Secretary: Ralph Bender, CFO, Manship Media,
* Treasurer: Timothy Mulvaney, Chief Accounting Officer/Controller, Media General, and
* Immediate Past Chair, Cheryl Ingram, S.V.P/Controller/Chief Accounting Officer, Turner Broadcasting System.

Newly elected members to the Board of Directors for MFM/BCCA include:
* Mike Lavey, V.P. & Controller, A.H. Belo,
* Sandy Martin, V.P. & Corporate Controller, Belo Corp.,
* Charles Odom, V.P. & CFO, Cox Media Group,
* Cindy Pekrul, V.P. & Deputy Controller, Turner Broadcasting System,
* Brian Pendley, Assurance Partner, Ernst & Young, and
* Richard Schmaeling, CFO, LIN Media.

Elected to complete the remaining terms of three former MFM Board members were:
* John Charlton, E.V.P. of Finance for Fox Sports Media Group,
* C. Robin Szabo, President, Szabo Associates, and
* Dean Rohrbaugh, Director of Tax Information Systems, The Washington Post Company.

There was one further announcement: Michael Denson, V.P., Network Credit & Collections for Katz Media Group, has been appointed to serve as BCCA Representative to the 2012 -2013 MFM Board of Directors.

“Vibrancy and sustainability for any professional association depends upon the level of involvement and commitment of its members, beginning with those who serve as its leaders,” said Mary M. Collins, President and CEO of MFM and BCCA.  “The members of MFM and BCCA have the best examples of that type of dedication and leadership in our Board, who devote so much of their time and talent to the organization on top of the very demanding positions they hold at their companies.”