Gladys is a results-driven CPA and consulting professional with Fortune 500 experience and a unique blend of accounting, finance, operational, and training expertise. With 25+ years of experience as a treasurer, controller, and director of accounting, Gladys is proficient in strategic team leadership, project management, process improvement, financial analysis, and analytical problem-solving.
Gladys has excellent project management skills, including systems implementations and post-merger transition teams. She is well-organized and able to balance the big picture and small details effectively. She is a collaborative team player who is well-respected, liked, and trusted by all levels at client organizations.
As a former learning strategist, Gladys has in-depth experience developing customized corporate learning content, including the topics of artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, and machine learning. For five years, she taught as an adjunct professor in both undergraduate and graduate programs, teaching managerial, financial, and cost accounting.
Banking, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare, Higher Education, Hospitality, Insurance, Loyalty Marketing, Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Restaurant, Retail
Do you volunteer anywhere?
Yes, I enjoy volunteering. I am a Girl Scout Leader for one Troop and a cookie mom for another Troop. I am the Treasurer of the Christian Church in Ohio. I also volunteer at my church and at the Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) food pantry. Lastly, I am the former Treasurer of the Charity Newsies in Columbus, Ohio.
Who is someone you admire and why?
I admire Fred Rogers – who truly cared about people and was a big influence on me becoming the person I am today.
Have you visited an excellent museum?
I love The Art Institute of Chicago, especially I enjoy viewing the America Windows by Marc Chagall on the lower level.