SALT LAKE CITY , Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentner Communications Corp. ( Nasdaq : GTNR ) today announced that Randall J. Wichinski has been named vice president and chief financial officer
.Wichinski , currently a member of Gentner's board of directors , replaces Susie Strohm , who remains vice president in the company and will assume the role of controller
According to Frances Flood , president and chief executive officer , Wichinski
will be responsible for setting and executing Gentner's financial and tax strategies and for all financial reporting.
Susie and Fran have done a great job in responding to all of the financial reporting demands placed on the company to date , said Wichinski
.Current market complexities coupled with our plans for both near and long term growth require a heightened level of direct attention , beyond that which could be effectively shared between the two of them.I look forward to my direct involvement in Gentner and to the company's continued success..Wichinski has been a member of Gentner's board of directors since June 1999 and will continue to serve on the board
has more than 20 years of business , financial and managerial experience , including 16 years with the international accounting , tax and consulting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.
.While with Ernst & Young , Wichinski served in various positions , including tax partner and director of insurance tax services
.Prior to joining Ernst & Young , he was a revenue agent and criminal investigator for the Internal Revenue Service
.A certified public accountant , Wichinski earned bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting and business administration from the University of Wisconsin - Madison