Submitted by: Jamie Lane, Director of Communications
The Company is very excited to announce the promotion of Julie Torkelson to Chief Financial Officer. Julie has been with the TMX Finance Family of Companies since 2014, excelling to her most recent role as Chief Accounting Officer in 2017. Her career path from Assistant Controller to CFO proves her strength as a leader and that her financial expertise is truly unparalleled.
In this new role, Julie will serve as the key member of the corporate financial leadership team making her an invaluable leader within the organization and with investors. She will lead the direction of the Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Credit Risk, and Vendor Management teams as they strive to ensure their business partners have the financial data needed to make the best decisions in operating this Company. Julie and her team will deliver high-quality analysis and reporting that helps guide our key stakeholders in solidifying our position as the industry leader. She will also lead the Warehouse team in continuing their primary function of efficiently processing, preparing, and shipping materials to store sites.
“Serving in her previous roles as Assistant Controller, VP Corporate Controller, and CAO has given Julie the insight and capability to lead the strategic financial direction of this organization and deliver unprecedented results,” Otto Bielss, President, said. “With Julie at the finance helm, I’m confident we’ll be well-positioned to meet our growth goals moving forward.”
Julie brings over 18 years of extensive corporate and retail accounting and financial management experience to our Company, having served in various leadership positions with Pier 1 Imports, Crescent Real Estate Equities, and the Bombay Company.