Robert W. Noel, Jr., C.P.A. - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Director
Robert W. Noel, Jr., C.P.A.
Mr. Robert W. Noel, Jr., CPA, is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.
has served with the Goodwin team for ten years.
Mr. Noel received the B.S. in Accounting from Mississippi State University in 1962 and subsequently completed the Financial Management Program of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Mr. Noel is a Veteran of the United States Air Force, serving as a 1st Lieutenant and Accounting and Finance Officer from 1962 to 1965.
He has experience as Chief Financial Officer and/or top division/subsidiary financial and administrative executive of major domestic and international units of publicly held companies.
Companies served and positions held include the following: Pittston Coal Company
â€" Senior Vice President â€" Finance & Administration and CFO; Minproc Corporation
â€" Vice President â€" Finance & Administration, CFO and Secretary; and various units of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.
(Freeport Sulphur Company â€" Vice President â€" Financial; Freeport-McMoRan Gold Company
â€" Vice President â€" Finance & Administration; Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. â€" Director of Internal Auditing; Freeport Queensland Nickel, Inc. â€" Controller; and Freeport Chemical Company
â€" Operations Controller).
expertise extends to all aspects of financial management including accounting, tax, budgeting, financial analysis, internal audit, annual/strategic planning, and financial reporting.
also is accomplished in multi-cultural relationships and experienced in dealing with operations in Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Singapore.
Mr. Noel began his career with a Big Six public accounting firm, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, serving a variety of clients including public utilities and companies involved in manufacturing, natural resources, refining, processing, and distribution.
wife have three daughters and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Noel is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.Â