LSM Newswire

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Jacquelyn K. Groth as New Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning

               INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announced the appointment of Jacquelyn K. Groth to the position of Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning.  She began serving in this position on January 4.

               Ms. Groth comes to the Indianapolis Symphony from Veolia Water North America, where she served as Vice President of Finance and Accounting for two years following her promotion to that post from a similar position with Veolia Water Indianapolis, where she served since 2002.  She brings 20 years of experience in finance and administration to the ISO and has a proven track record of success in her career.  During her tenure at Veolia Water, she led the transition of the company’s Houston-based North American headquarters to Indianapolis in early 2008 and supervised the corporate and regional accounting functions for business operations in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Prior to her promotion, she played an instrumental role in financial and accounting functions for the largest public/private partnership in North America that was formed to operate Indianapolis Water Co. for the City of Indianapolis.  Before joining Veolia Water, she served in similar posts with ProLiance Energy and Vectren.

               In service to communities, she has served as a board member and on committees with Second Helpings and School on Wheels, and with the Ronald McDonald House, she took a leadership role   in fundraising to build houses in Houston and New Orleans.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University, followed by post-baccalaureate accounting and tax studies at the University of Houston and completed the Executive Leadership Development Program at Butler University.

               Commenting on the appointment, ISO President and CEO Simon Crookall said, “Jackie’s 20 years of experience in finance and administration coupled with her proven track record of success, particularly at Veolia Water, will serve the Orchestra well in her new responsibilities as Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning.  We are delighted that she is joining our executive leadership team and we look forward to the future with her steady hand on the helm in our financial planning as it relates to our strategic initiatives as an organization.”



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