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AFP Announces New Members of the Board of Directors

  • By Joanne Oh
  • Published: 11/1/2022
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AFP is proud to introduce the new chair and vice chairs of the Board of Directors, as well as some new directors.

AFP also thanks the following outgoing board members for their service: Jonathan Hall, CTP; Chris Fulton; Jordan Krugman; and Matt Skurbe.

Chair

Michael High, FPAC

Michael High, FPAC

Business Unit CFO

Michael High, CMA, FPAC, is currently VP of Finance at Parkland Fuel Corp.  Previously he served as the Business Unit CFO for Royal Dutch Shell’s Deep Water Gulf of Mexico based in New Orleans, LA. Prior to Shell, Michael served as a U.S. Army Officer. He has served on the FinNext Conference Planning Task Force and served as a panelist at FinNext. He spoke at AFP 2019 and has been a contributor to the AFP FP&A Guide, was interviewed for the AFP Conversations podcast series, and supported the FP&A Job Task Analysis workshop. Michael has been on the Board of Directors since 2018 and recently served as Vice Chair, Secretary. He has been a member of AFP since 2016.

“Through AFP, I have been able to round out my finance experience and gain exposure to areas of finance that I might not otherwise see. In particular, I have had the privilege of hearing directly from other senior finance leaders about their experiences and challenges. I think it is important for finance professionals to own their professional development, and as chair of the board of directors, I look forward to supporting AFP in its goal of driving the future of finance and treasury and developing the leaders of tomorrow,” said Michael High.


Vice Chair

Gina Collis CTP

Gina Collis, CTP

Corporate Treasurer

Gina Collis is Corporate Treasurer at Clark Construction Group, a $5 billion in revenue building and civil construction firm. She was previously Associate Treasurer – Asset Management in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia overseeing the management of over $8 billion in liquidity, retirement and savings plans and responsible for accounting and financial forecasting. Prior to joining the District, Gina was Chief of Staff and Executive Advisor to the President/COO at Vulcan, Inc. a privately held multi-billion-dollar diversified company. Prior to Vulcan, she was Senior Vice President and Corporate Treasurer for Discovery Communications, Inc., a global media company.  Gina has served on the AFP Board for the last two years and has served on multiple AFP committees over a number of years. She has also been a speaker at AFP Annual Conferences and has been a member of the AFP since 1990.


Vice Chair

Geetanjali Tandon

Geetanjali Tandon

Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis

Geetanjali Tandon is the Senior Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at Ceridian. Prior to joining Ceridian, Ms. Tandon was VP FP&A at Centralsquare in Orlando, Florida. Prior to Centralsquare Ms. Tandon served various roles in FP&A at Bayer Crop Sciences (previously Monsanto) for about 8 years including Digital Transformation Finance Director, CFO of IT function, US row crops finance lead, etc. Prior to joining Bayer Crop Sciences Geetanjali worked with Capital One Financial Services for seven years based in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. Ms. Tandon has served as a member and chair of the AFP FP&A advisory task force. She has contributed articles to the Exchange magazine, participated in podcasts and webinars for AFP as well as presented at FinNext conferences.


New Directors

Jeff Altman

Jeff Altman

Executive Director, Financial Leadership Development

Jeff Altman is Chief of Staff to Verizon Consumer Group’s CRO. Prior to that role, Jeff headed up the Finance Leadership Development organization at Verizon, and previously he led the Media and Telematics (M&T) consolidations FP&A team. During his tenure at Verizon, he has held various positions to support Corporate Finance, Consumer Finance and Sales Support. Jeff has spoken at AFP’s annual conference as well as FinNext conferences. He was on the Annual Conference Task Force and served as 2020 Chair of the FP&A Advisory Council for AFP. He has been a member of AFP since 2012.


Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell

Chief Financial Officer

Joel Campbell is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of TreviPay, a Corsair Capital portfolio company based in Overland Park, Kansas. TreviPay is the global B2B payments and invoicing network serving B2B sellers and buyers in 41 countries processing over $7.3B in transactions annually via 52 separate networks. Prior to joining TreviPay, Joel was VP, Treasurer & Chief Risk Officer at H&R Block and held VP & Assistant Treasurer roles at Western Union, Ameriprise Financial and Travelers. He was recently named a 2022 CFO of the Year honoree by the Kansas City Business Journal and will be speaking in two sessions at the Annual Conference in Philadelphia. He is a member of the Annual Conference Planning Task Force, currently serving as Co-Chair, and has been a member of AFP since 2002.


Susan Glass, CTP

Susan Glass, CTP

Treasury Accounting Manager

Susan Glass is Treasury Accounting Manager with Johnson County Government. She previously was Treasury Operations Manager with Euronet Worldwide and prior Assistant Treasurer at Hallmark Cards, Inc.  She has served on the Annual Conference Planning Task Force, Payment Conference Task Force, Retail Conference Task Force and was a Standard Request for Proposals Developer. Susan previously served as a member and chair of the AFP Board of Directors. She has been a member since 1996. 


Terri Mimms, CTP, FPAC

Terri Mimms, CTP, FPAC

Director, The Office of Treasury Operations

Terri Mimms is the Director for the Office of Treasury Operations at Purdue University, where she has held various financial positions over the past 20 years. Prior to Purdue, she spent many years in the banking industry. Terri is the immediate past chair of the AFP Certification Committee and past chair of the AFP Body of Knowledge Committee. She has reviewed and contributed to the last six editions of the text The Essentials of Treasury Management. She has also served on numerous committees for exam development for the CTP. Terri has been a member of AFP since 2001.


Sassan Parandeh, CTP

Sassan Parandeh, CTP

Global Treasurer

Sassan Parandeh is the Global Treasurer of ChildFund International. Prior to ChildFund, he was Vice President, Treasury at Platinum Equity Holdings and previously Director, International Treasury at Dole Food Company. He has 32 years of pure corporate treasury experience. Sassan has been a member of the AFP Treasury Advisory Group since 2012, participated as a member of the Annual Conference Task Force in 2012 and 2013, served on the Pinnacle Award Selection Committee and has published eight articles in the AFP Exchange as well multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals of Corporate Treasury Management and the Journal of Business Continuity. He and his team won the 2014 grand prize of the Pinnacle Award. He has been a member of AFP since 1999.


May Vang, CTP

May Vang, CTP

Vice President of Treasury and CIO

May Vang is Vice President of Treasury and Chief Investment Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. She leads enterprise strategies for treasury and investments to support the company in providing affordable and equitable care for all. May was formerly the Corporate Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations for American Family Insurance. She has held numerous progressive leadership roles in treasury and finance at Lawson Software, G&K Services, and Ecolab. May has extensive experience optimizing treasury, investments, and finance organizations to create value and drive innovative solutions in various industries, including public and private organizations. She is passionate about increasing awareness and support for BIPOC professionals in the finance industry. May has been a CTP instructor for numerous years and served as president of the Minnesota AFP in 2015 and 2017. In addition, May has participated in AFP’s DEI video for AFP finance students.  She has been a member of AFP since 2003.


See the full list of AFP’s Board of Directors.

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