RICHARD WHITELEY NAMED CFO OF THE YEAR FINALIST
FrontDoor Communities is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President/CFO, Richard Whiteley was recently honored as a finalist in the CFO of the Year Awards ceremony sponsored by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in partnership with the Association for Corporate Growth Atlanta Chapter.
Richard has a wide range of service to the community, from working with young people to helping create jobs.
His career has included service as a military pilot, work as a Bain & Co. consultant and Vice President of Acquisitions for the Reynolds Cos. He joined FrontDoor in 2011.
“Richard has been instrumental to the growth and profitability of the company,” said CEO Terry Russell. “He expertly led the closing of two distinct rounds of private equity financing in the company, confidently managing the interests of equity funds and ownership as well as the involvement of numerous other third parties.”
Whiteley is chairman of the Peachtree City Airport Authority and a member of the Fayette County Development Board, which brought Pinewood Studios Atlanta to Fayetteville. But the service Whiteley enjoys the most is interviewing applicants for his two alma maters: Harvard and the U.S. Naval Academy.