Milwaukee-based Wangard Partners, Inc. has introduced a chief financial officer to its staff.
The real estate company has appointed industry veteran Beth Schumacher to the newly created position.
Schumacher, a certified public accountant, has more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting for property development and management. Her skillsets include board expertise in internal and external reporting, systems implementation, insurance, and cash and risk management.
As CFO at Wangard Partners, she will manage financial and operational practices for the firm’s divisions as well as head human resources, information technology and risk management. Schumacher will also work to create more efficiency and more effective accounting and reporting systems for the firm.
“As Wangard’s growth has doubled, so have our needs to be more lean and efficient,” Wayne Wiertzema, president of Wangard Partners, said in an announcement. “Beth’s depth of expertise within our industry will enhance our internal processes in order to provide the best service to our clients and many partners. Her talent will stimulate our core value of knowledge leadership through entrepreneurial spirit, which will lead to more development.”
Schumacher completed her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at the University of Toledo in Ohio.