Jan. 9, 2013
-- KANSAS CITY, MO. – Michael Burlew, BKD, LLP
managing partner, announces the promotion of Charles Laughridge to managing consultant. Laughridge delivers unmatched client service, embraces change and shows dedication to the firm’s values and the accounting industry. He assumed the new role on December 1, 2012.
Career paths at BKD are divided into levels, and each position is defined by its own set of duties, responsibilities and competencies requiring cumulative and advanced degrees of education, training and experience. Personnel also must demonstrate their leadership abilities as coaches and mentors, as well as active community members. Individuals become candidates for promotion after successfully mastering their existing level.
“This is a recognition of Charles’ proven ability as a specialist that manages engagements, client relationships and personnel,” Burlew said.
Laughridge has more than 30 years of experience in the business management field, working in operations management, profit and loss management, supply chain management, logistics, technology development and service delivery. He provides information technology and risk management services to clients in the financial industry. He holds the Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT® (CGEIT®) certification and also is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). About BKD
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