Communications Systems appoints Mark Fandrich as CFO
Mr. Fandrich has more than 30 years of financial management and accounting experience primarily in the technology and manufacturing sectors, and most recently served as Vice President of Finance for the Company’s Suttle business.
Mr. Fandrich served as Vice President of Finance for the Company’s Suttle business unit since July 2015.
From 2005 to 2015, he was Corporate Controller of The Bergquist Company, where he was responsible for consolidated financial reporting, forecasting, general accounting, cost accounting, credit management, tax accounting, internal controls, risk management, and treasury management.
From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Fandrich served as Director of Finance of Larex Inc., where he was responsible for forecasting, financial modeling, reporting, product cost development, budgeting, audits, shareholder relations, treasury, risk management, debt financing, IT, and facilities management.
From 1984 to 2000, he served in finance and accounting roles at several private and public companies and as a tax accountant for Arthur Andersen & Co.
Mr. Fandrich received a BA in Accounting and Business/Management from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and an MBA in Finance from Metropolitan State University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) in the state of Minnesota.
Mr. Fandrich succeeds Edwin C. Freeman, who will assist during the leadership transition and has assumed the position of Treasurer and Vice President of Corporate Development.