Sikich hires CFO

Daily Herald Report
Updated 10/9/2018 9:58 AM

Professional services firm Sikich in Naperville recently hired Ryan Spohn as its chief financial officer. In this role, Spohn oversees the firm's financial and information technology operations.

"Ryan brings valuable financial and operational experience to our firm," said Sikich CEO Chris Geier. "Throughout his career, he has demonstrated an ability to drive growth organically and through acquisitions --and effectively manage the resulting change. Ryan will be a key part of our team as we continue to embrace technological disruption and develop innovative business solutions for our clients."

Spohn has expertise in financial reporting and analysis, change management, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Sikich, Spohn was the international chief financial officer for InnerWorkings, a marketing execution services company. Spohn also served as InnerWorkings' interim chief financial officer and senior vice president and corporate controller. Prior to his time at InnerWorkings, Spohn was director of finance for Siemens' healthcare diagnostics division.

"With a comprehensive set of skills and capabilities it deploys to help clients improve performance, Sikich is in a strong position to lead innovation in the professional services space," Spohn said. "I look forward to drawing on my experience managing financial functions at public companies to help Sikich successfully grow and stay ahead of market changes."

Spohn earned an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and a bachelor's degree in finance and international business from Indiana University.

Sikich LLP specializes in accounting, technology, investment banking and advisory services and has more than 750 employees throughout the country. Founded in 1982, Sikich now ranks as the country's 28th largest certified public accounting firm.

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