OAKBROOK TERRACE -- General Employment Enterprises announced it has appointed Andrew J. Norstrud as chief financial officer.
Norstrud joins General Employment Enterprises from Norco Accounting and Consulting, where he concentrated his services on assisting companies with mergers and acquisitions and SEC filing requirements. Prior to Norco, Norstrud served as chief financial officer for Jagged Peak Inc. and Segmentz Inc. In both companies, he played an instrumental role in achieving the company's strategic goals by pursuing and attaining growth initiatives, building an exceptional financial team, implementing a new accounting system, raising necessary financing and implementing the structure required of public companies. At Segmentz Inc. he also concentrated on completing and integrating strategic acquisitions.
Previously, Norstrud worked for both Grant Thornton LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and has extensive experience with young, rapid growth public companies. He brings to General Employment a wealth of knowledge and expertise related to mergers and acquisitions, the processes and procedures to streamline financial reporting and operational controls. Norstrud earned a master of accounting with a systems emphasis from the University of Florida and is a Florida licensed Certified Public Accountant.
"Andrew is a highly proactive, result-driven and process-oriented executive manager, with strong accounting, problem solving, administration, organizational, and communication skills," said General Employment Enterprises Chief Executive Officer Michael Schroering. "Andrew's strong accounting knowledge and leadership style will continue to strengthen the Company's executive management team, and we are confident Andrew will be instrumental in the ongoing execution of our growth strategy."