Jersey City, New Jersey â April 28, 2005 â Principia Partners LLC, a leading technology provider of comprehensive front-to-back office solutions for managing highly complex structured financial assets, liabilities and derivatives, today announced that it has appointed Daniel R. Smith as EVP and Chief Financial Officer to oversee Principiaâs finances and administrative functions.
A key responsibility of the role will be to guide the company's growth through change management and value creation strategies, which include implementing enhanced strategic budgeting, planning and forecasting disciplines, as well as costing and accounting systems. Dan brings to Principia over 15 years experience working with publicly traded companies. In addition, Dan is a CPA, received his M.B.A. from New York University and his B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.
Prior to Principia, Dan was SVP of Finance and Administration at Viewpoint, a public digital marketing firm specializing in online shopping technology and services, where he led funding and cost reduction strategies in support of key organizational objectives. He also has six years of public auditing and consulting experience at Arthur Andersen and has served as Treasurer, CFO and COO at a variety of companies in the business-to-business and consumer sectors.
"We are delighted to have someone of Danâs leadership and cross-organizational experience on board as we usher in an era of unprecedented growth in Principiaâs history," states Theresa Adams, CEO and President of Principia Partners. "We have set very ambitious long range objectives for our business and our product, and we are delighted to have Dan help manage the growth and changes we experience."