KeyMark, a leading provider of business process automation solutions, is pleased to announce the hiring of John Gabbard as Director of Finance. The addition marks yet another expansion to the company’s accounting team in recent months.
Among other roles, Gabbard will provide senior leadership with additional insights into the financial and operational aspects of KeyMark’s growing portfolio of businesses, lead the implementation of new data collection, analysis and reporting systems, and seek means to automate cross-functional inputs in an effort to improve the speed and efficiency of financial period closings. His background is uniquely suited to assist in the development and implementation of strategies and actions that will enable KeyMark to accelerate its growth, while mitigating risk.
Named one of Greenville, SC’s “Best and Brightest Under 35” by Greenville Business Magazine in 2013, Gabbard brings leadership skills to the position as well as proven accounting experience with two of the Big Four accounting firms, having worked for both KPMG and Ernst & Young prior to joining KeyMark. He is a licensed CPA, holding a BA in Accounting from Furman University and a MA in Accounting from the University of Virginia.
“John will be a thought leader both for our finance team and for our company as a whole,” said Dan Christie, Vice President of Finance and Legal at KeyMark. “As we continue our rapid growth, it is important that we strategically build accounting and reporting foundations to support a greatly expanded geography, mix of products and staff; John will help us do that in the most effective ways possible.”