We are proud to say we have been working and supporting customers in one of Africa's most important markets since late 2010. Our staff is world class representing the best from Nigeria.
Background on the senior Issues Central, Inc. management team is as follows:
Issues Central, Inc. (ICI) is an elite team with broad industry and multi-national experience in the areas of technology entrepreneurship, financial systems and accounting, internal audit expertise, software development, marketing and sales, all underpinned by a dedication to customer service.
The ICI team is led by:
Cathy Connally - President
Cathy Connally, CIA, and President of Issues Central, Inc. Cathy started her career in the finance departments of Atlantic Richfield and British Petroleum. She has over twenty-five years experience in financial transition and compliance management, internal audit and executive management. Cathy is a serial entrepreneur having founded successful technology and professional services firms in both the United States and Canada. She has worked with over eleven hundred organizations around the world on financial compliance and transition projects and related training. She is an authority on IFRS transition activities as well as SOX 404 and NI 52-109 financial compliance. Cathy is a co-author and primary architect of the industry leading GAAP-to-IFRS transition and reporting solution, IFRS PARTNER. She is also the lead content developer of the CFO PARTNER line of financial compliance products for SOX 404 and NI 52-109 compliance. Cathy is a summa cum laude B.Sc graduate in finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Charley Best – Vice President
Charley Best, Vice President of Issues Central, Inc. Charley started his career in marketing and sales in the technology sector with Gennum Corporation. He has over twenty-five years of marketing and sales, consulting and executive management experience. He has founded consulting and software development/distribution businesses and is the developer/author of a line of software-based implementation and guidance tools to ease the implementation of manufacturing and distribution systems. At Issues Central, Inc. he leads the company’s marketing and sales activities and strategic relationships. He has worked extensively with target markets in the United States, Canada and Africa to research and deploy winning financial compliance, financial transition/reporting and governance solutions. Charley has an M.B.A. from York University in Toronto and a B.A. from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Working with the team from ActivEdge, ICI made significant in-roads into the Nigerian marketplace in just a few months in sectors such as Insurance, Pensions and more. In May 2011, ICI crystallized the development of its commitment to the African marketplace and West Africa with the establishment of IFRS PARTNER Limited – a Nigerian corporation based in Lagos, Nigeria to provide local support to customers, resellers/strategic partners, and strategic accounts.
The IFRS PARTNER Limited team is a mixture of local West African IFRS and compliance experts combined with senior expat personnel to provide the best team for West African IFRS, financial compliance and financial reporting needs.
For more information on how IFRS PARTNER Limited and its reseller partners can help you please contact: Charley Best – Vice President – email@example.com