Lisa Droke, MBA, CPA, has been named Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration for The Cotton Board.
Droke becomes The Cotton Board’s first ever Senior Vice President.
“Lisa is a proven results-oriented senior financial executive with vast experience and a broad skill set,” stated William A. Gillon, president & CEO of The Cotton Board.
Since joining The Cotton Board in 2009, Droke has successfully implemented new investment strategies that have significantly strengthened funding for the Research & Promotion Program.
“Not only has Lisa been an asset to The Cotton Board in regards to financial administration, she has made considerable contributions to the overall health of the cotton industry,” added Gillon. “She makes it a priority to visit cotton producers on their farms and has a genuine desire to learn as much as she can about their operations.”
Gary Ross, chairman of the Cotton Board and an importer from Yardley, PA, stated, “The Cotton Board is privileged to have Lisa as The Cotton Board’s first ever Senior Vice President. She has been an asset to the organization from the first day she arrived. She has met every challenge and is a pleasure to work with. We continue to expect great things from Lisa and The Cotton Board.”
Droke received her BA and MBA from the University of Memphis. Her expertise includes corporate accounting, strategic planning, SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Source – The Cotton Board