FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Sanford Rose Associates® – The Tolan Group Completes Search for Elwyn Chief Financial Officer
Plano, TX | 10/23/2017
The Tolan Group — A Member of the Sanford Rose Associates Network of Offices – is pleased to announce the successful placement of Cindy Bertrando as the new Chief Financial Officer of Elwyn — a nationally recognized leader in education and support services for children and adults with intellectual and behavioral challenges. The search was led by Tim Tolan and Kaye Johnson of The Tolan Group.
Cindy is a seasoned transformational financial leader with a track record of delivering superior results. Prior to joining Elwyn, Cindy worked for AstraZeneca for eight years in various senior financial roles. This included CFO of the operations in Turkey, based in Istanbul and Chief Audit Executive for the global organization, based in London. Prior to this, Cindy spent twenty years at KPMG and was the partner in charge of the Business Performance Services practice in the Mid-Atlantic region. Her career at KPMG included time in both the audit and consulting practices.
“Elwyn provides high quality services in an environment where funding is often threatened and financial discipline is a top priority,” said Charles McLister, Elwyn President and CEO. “We are therefore immensely pleased to have Cindy joining our team, as she brings extensive private sector experience in all facets of financial planning and management and will be a valuable asset in our strategic growth plans.”