Beth Schiavo has been appointed the CFO of North Highland, joining the firm from EY after working more than 23 years in EY’s audit team. In her new role she will oversee the financial side of the firm’s operations, as well as IT and legal functions.
Prior to joining North Highland, Beth Schiavo was an Audit Partner at EY, where she worked for more than 23 years. At the firm, she developed extensive experience auditing international organisations, as well as middle market private and public organisations and institutions across a range of industries. Additionally she held a variety of boardroom positions, including for the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, TechBridge, Young Audiences, Woodruff Arts Centre and Get Grounded Teen Enrichment Studio, as well as co-founding Working Moms Network – which provides the network of mothers within organisations a voice.
Schiavo holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Pamplin College of Business. She has also graduated from the executive Leadership Programme at the Kellogg School of Management. Schiavo is a CPA and a member of the AICPA.
At North Highland, Schiavo will take on the role of CFO and leverage her experience of more than two decades to deliver strategic financial planning, revenue management, forecast modelling, budgeting, reporting, accounting and the firm’s employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). In addition, she will also take on responsibility for the firm’s IT and legal functions. “Her track record of superior business leadership, community investment, and overall passion for people closely aligns with North Highland’s values and I know she will be an excellent addition to the firm’s executive team,” says Dan Reardon, CEO at North Highland.
“I am truly honoured to have the opportunity to serve as the firm’s CFO. I’m looking forward to supporting North Highland’s continued financial growth and forging a strategic financial path for the future as the firm’s service offerings expand,” adds Schiavo.