MATTHEWS, NC, September 14, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Sheila A. Lacks has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A strategic business leader with years of expertise in accounting, finance, inventory management and strategic planning, Ms. Lacks excels in her role with United Utility Services. As the chief financial officer, she maintains responsibility for accounting, finance and human resources including acquisition integration, risk mitigation and audit readiness. Prior to obtaining her current executive position, she worked as the vice president of finance for Lash Group, where she oversaw accounting, finance, pricing, quality and contracting for Lash Group, and as the senior vice president of finance and corporate services for Toshiba American Energy Systems.
During an earlier stage of her career, Ms. Lacks fostered her knowledge through varying financial positions with such companies as Precision Castparts, Babcock & Wilcox and Bausch & Lomb. Throughout her professional journey, she has helped the companies for which she has worked implement new systems and processes, while helping drive cost savings and growth initiatives to help achieve overall business objectives. Though Ms. Lacks originally aspired to become a lawyer, she pursued accounting studies as a foundation and discovered that she loved finding ways to improve business performance and drive profitability and success across organizations.
An expert in her field, Ms. Lacks holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Lynchburg, which she earned in 1999, as well as a certified public accountant certification in the State of Virginia. Five years after earning her undergraduate degree, she completed a Master of Business Administration through Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s Pamplin College of Business in 2004. Looking toward the future, Ms. Lacks aims to experience continued success in her role as the chief financial officer of United Utility Services.
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