Vice President, Finance Transformation
As Vice President of Finance Transformation, Donna is leading efforts to streamline and automate AFL’s financial business processes. Having served in various leadership roles in finance and accounting for 15 years, Donna has witnessed the Company’s substantial and rapid growth and has gained extensive insight to the challenges placed on the foundational processes as a result. Today Donna applies her knowledge and expertise toward the optimization of systems and processes for scalable and sustainable growth.
Donna began her career as an auditor for Ernst & Young CPA firm. Thereafter, she served progressive roles in finance and accounting primarily in the manufacturing industry, including Cryovac (now Sealed Air), DRS Training and Control Systems and Sycamore Networks. In 2007, Donna joined AFL as the Controller of the Company’s Network Services division. She was promoted to Group Controller of AFL in 2010 and to Vice President of Corporate Accounting and Finance in 2013.
During her tenure with AFL, Donna has played a key role in acquisition and integration activities for both product and services operating units. Additionally, she has supported several system implementations including a global consolidation and reporting tool and a major enterprise resource planning (ERP) upgrade. Donna has been instrumental in driving improvements and efficiencies in the financial organization and is known for collaborating within committees to help meet strategic initiatives.
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Donna graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and received a Master of Business Administration from Clemson University. She has served on the event committee with Habitat for Humanity of Greenville, the Allocations Committee of the United Way of the Piedmont, and as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg. She currently serves on the YMCA’s Board of Directors and Finance Committee.