Vice President, Business Operations
Overseeing the Business Operations, Compliance and Risk, Supplier Diversity, and Procurement departments, Leara builds the operational and financial foundation required to establish operations, compliance and internal controls. Leara works with the President, CFO, and executive team on strategies for the company’s organization.
In addition to focusing on the division's corporate compliance, she helps implement standardized operational and financial reporting procedures, ISO compliance, internal audits, and acquisition due diligence, as well as assists with transitioning new acquisitions and contracts. She is also responsible for the company’s operational and financial systems training.
Leara has over 34 years of operational, financial and accounting experience in the service and manufacturing industries, to include both government and commercial clients. During that time, she developed expertise in such areas as treasury and cash management, shareholder relations, SEC and financial reporting for multiple subsidiaries, acquisitions, due diligence, integration, systems implementations and training, corporate and tax compliance, teaming and partnership arrangements, supplier diversity, and procurement.
The Personal Side
Leara is married and has one son and two four-legged children. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoys writing, reading, boating, traveling and listening to music.