Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), a North American non-profit cruise industry organisation, has appointed Thomas Hohman to the position of chief financial officer (CFO). With more than 20 years in finance, accounting and business operations, Hohman will oversee all finance, administration and IT functions at the association.
Prior to joining CLIA, Hohman served as an independent consultant since 2008, assisting non-profit organisations in developing and managing a wide variety of business operations including finance, accounting, information technology and human resources. He has demonstrated particular success in implementing processes and procedures to make organisations more efficient, while leveraging technological innovation.
Hohman was the founding CFO and treasurer of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), which was formed to protect investors by overseeing the audits and auditors of public companies. During his tenure with PCAOB, the organisation grew from 35 employees, to more than 550, with nine offices. Hohman is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds an MBA from George Washington University.
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