“I am thrilled to be working with an organization as well-respected as The Institute of Financial Operations and an executive of the caliber of Ken Brown,” said Schaeffer.
Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) November 24, 2014
The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) has named Mary Schaeffer its Editor-in-Chief. In her new position the nationally recognized accounts payable expert will be responsible for overseeing the quarterly publication, Financial Ops Magazine, for the nonprofit membership-based professional association which serves finance professionals in accounts payable, accounts receivable, information management, and data capture. The announcement of Schaeffer’s appointment was made by The Institute’s CEO Ken Brown.
Schaeffer serves as Publisher & Editorial Director of Accounts Payable Now & Tomorrow, the leading provider of business intelligence related to the accounts payable function. In that position she is responsible for overseeing the company’s monthly newsletter, webinars, seminars, and e-zine focused on the latest trends in accounts payable. An accomplished author, she has written more than 15 business books, with most focused on accounts payable issues. Her extensive experience also includes serving as Executive Editor for IOMA; a Financial Risk Manager for Olympia & York; and as Assistant Treasurer for the Equitable Life Assurance Society. She speaks regularly at industry events, one-day seminars, conferences, and online events. She holds an MBA in Finance from New York University, and a Bachelor of Science in Math from City University of New York – York College.
“I am thrilled to be working with an organization as well-respected as The Institute of Financial Operations and an executive of the caliber of Ken Brown,” said Schaeffer. “This will provide a platform to incorporate the knowledge from a plethora of recognized industry experts into the publication. As a team – the IFO staff, the industry experts, and myself – will provide business professionals with the continually evolving business intelligence needed for the accounts payable, procure-to-pay, accounts receivable, and related functions.”
For more information on The Institute of Financial Operations, visit http://www.financialops.org .
The Institute of Financial Operations is a nonprofit membership-based professional association serving the entire financial operations ecosystem, with a particular focus on the accounts payable and accounts receivable disciplines and the related fields of information management and data capture. The Institute grew out of the merger of four associations: International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP), International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), the National Association of Purchasing and Payables (NAPP), and The Association for Work Process Improvement (TAWPI).
Based in Orlando, Florida, with affiliates in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom, The Institute serves as a global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, and principal educator for people in financial operations. The Institute has a community of nearly 70,000, which includes 9,000 members and customers, and an additional 61,000 financial operations professionals.
The Institute’s members have access to benefits and leading-edge resources such as the award-winning Financial Ops magazine, a content-rich website, educational and networking events, online educational offerings, certification and certificate programs, career resources, and volunteer opportunities. For more information, visit http://www.financialops.org .