Red Lion Hotels, a hospitality and leisure company, has named Julie Shiflett as executive vice president (EVP) and chief financial officer (CFO). Shiflett has been with Red Lion Hotels since October 2010 when she was hired under a contract to serve as vice president of finance. Shiflett replaces Dan Jackson.
Shiflett is a principal of NW CFO, a financial consulting company she founded in 2008 which assists emerging and mid-market companies with activities including strategic planning, forecasting, and recapitalization. She served as CFO of Signature Genomic Laboratories from February 2009 to July 2010. Prior to that, Shiflett was vice president and CFO of Columbia Paint and Coatings from August 2006 to January 2009, and vice president of finance and administration of Riley Creek Lumber Company from February 2001 to July 2006. Her accounting career began at Coopers & Lybrand in Spokane.
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