Seakeeper names CFO

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Seakeeper Inc. has promoted Rebecca Smitha to chief financial officer. Smitha was most recently the company’s vice president of finance. The announcement was made at the grand opening event of Seakeeper’s new headquarters.

A company statement said that Smitha started with Seakeeper in June 2007 as controller. She was the company’s sixth employee.

“Rebecca and I have worked closely now for 10 years,” said Andrew Semprevivo, Seakeeper

president and CEO, in the statement. “Without her leadership and expertise, we wouldn’t be where we are today. We are grateful to have someone who works tirelessly and believes in Seakeeper’s mission like Rebecca does. She is beyond deserving and will continue to be an asset to Seakeeper as our CFO.”

Seakeeper-Andrew Semprevivo, Rebecca Smitha, Bob Moser

In her new role, Smitha will focus on strategy and overall goals, allowing her teams to run more of the day-to-day operations. Currently, 57 employees report to Smitha.

Before Seakeeper, Smitha was director of financial reporting for Landmark Communication. She holds an MBA in Finance, a BA in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is based out of Seakeeper’s headquarters in California, Maryland.


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