President and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis Meekins
Mr. Meekins is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in New York with over 30 years' experience in the accounting, financial reporting and securities industries.
He is currently the Controller for the Salvation Army Eastern Territory of the USA, a major division of a well-known international not for profit organization.
is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of approximately $3.2 billion in assets and $1.0 billion of annual operating expenditures and supervises a staff of 30.
rom 2009 until 2010, Mr. Meekins was CFO of Promethean Corporation, a holding company in the home health and beauty products industry that recently sold its primary operating subsidiary and other assets to an international direct marketing company.
From 2001 until 2009, he was the Vice President of Listing Qualifications at the American Stock Exchange, where he was responsible for all supervisory aspects of the Exchange's initial and continued listing qualifications department.
This included the national exchange listing of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) for domestic and foreign companies that totaled in excess of $16 billion since 2005.
Before joining the Exchange in 2001, Mr. Meekins spent 15 years at the Diocese of Rockville Centre, a major not-for-profit entity with diverse programs and complex financial reporting entities.
His last position was as the Director of Finance/Controller where he was responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting and budgetary controls.
Prior to the Diocese, Mr. Meekins
was as an auditor for eight years at McGladrey & Pullen
, a national public accounting firm.
Mr. Meekins will also be the CFO for the company, although financial management tasks will likely be spread throughout the executive team.