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SmithBucklin Promotes Brian Teague to Vice President, Financial Management & Accounting Services
SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, announced the promotion of Brian Teague to vice president, Financial Management & Accounting Services (FMAS). Teague will continue to work out of the company's Chicago office, reporting to Al Koob, executive vice president & chief financial officer.
In his new role, Teague will be responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial management of all full-service and outsourced services client organizations located in the Chicago and Washington, D.C. offices. He will also continue to manage the Client Statistics and Analytics group. In addition, he will serve as a member of the SmithBucklin Corporate Management Team.
"Brian's strong financial skills, coupled with his impressive leadership qualities and passion for business growth will continue to position SmithBucklin as the leading provider of financial management services to associations," said Koob. "With more than 17 years of experience in financial management, operations and analytics, Brian's promotion is in recognition of his incredible business acumen and commitment to superior client service."
Teague joined SmithBucklin in 2007. In 2009, he began serving as the company's corporate treasurer, responsible for managing corporate and client banking relationships, overseeing the company's cash flow requirements and debt compliance, and supporting the Employee Stock Ownership Program's internal market process. During his 7-year tenure with the company, he has played a critical role in several key initiatives, including the assimilation and financial management of SmithBucklin's acquisitions.
Prior to joining the company, Teague served as a senior financial analyst with Abbott Laboratories, where he prepared and analyzed financial statements for Abbott's $1.8 billion Global Research & Development division. Previously, he worked for 10 years in various financial management capacities for Navistar Financial Corporation, where he assisted the company's treasurer in evaluating funding proposals for the sale of asset-backed receivables, securitizations, sale leaseback transactions, commercial paper and other funding strategies for a $4.5 billion portfolio.
Teague holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Loyola University Chicago.
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Founded in 1949, the company's mission is to drive growth for its client organizations and provide uncompromised stewardship for their long-term prosperity. SmithBucklin provides full-service management and high-impact specialized services to trade associations, professional societies, technology user groups, corporations, government institutes/agencies and other nonprofit organizations. SmithBucklin's offices are located in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis and San Ramon, Calif. and the SmithBucklin + MCI Worldwide Partnership provides client organizations with seamless association and event management services from more than 40 offices throughout the world. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information, please visit www.smithbucklin.com or call 1-800-539-9740.
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