Watch Communications is pleased to announce that Randy Marksberry has joined the Internet Service Provider as Chief Financial Officer.
“Randy is a tremendous addition to our executive team,” said Chris Daniels, President and CEO of Watch Communications. “He brings a wealth of financial experience and expertise that will be invaluable as Watch continues to grow and meet the challenges of a leading mid-size Internet Service Provider that is expanding offerings to help serve our customers. With Randy’s guidance, I am confident that our financial planning will be sound for many years to come.”
“I am very excited to join Watch Communications,” Marksberry said. “Internet Service Providers are critical to connecting people to the world. As Watch Communications’ CFO, I look forward to girding the company’s financial position so it remains strong as it innovates ways to provide customers with reliable Internet service.”
Marksberry was most recently a controller and valuation consultant, advising clients throughout the Greater Cincinnati area on optimizing their finance, accounting, and IT operations. Marksberry managed the end-to-end accounting and financial reporting functions across a broad spectrum of companies and environments, including manufacturing, construction, health care, and professional services industries. The companies he advised ranged in total gross revenue from $10 million to $250 million.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Marksberry was a Senior Financial Analyst at Fifth Third Bancorp within the Finance and IT Divisions. He supported TM1, Hyperion, and related financial management software. As a Senior Financial Analyst at KENDLE, prior to working at Fifth Third, he transformed the company’s forecasting process from a series of Excel spreadsheets to a highly automated Access database and introduced fast archiving capabilities, dynamic ad-hoc reporting, and the ability to quickly compare forecasting data against other sources.
Marksberry holds a B.S. in Accounting from and minored in Business Administration at Northern Kentucky University. He is an active CPA in Kentucky and holds a certification as a Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
About Watch Communications
Watch Communications was founded in 1992 and specializes in wireless broadband Internet, fiber Internet, TV, Hosting and VoIP Phone Services to residential and business customers in the rural Midwest. The company began as a wireless cable TV provider and expanded service offerings at the beginning of the Broadband Internet Revolution in 1998 to include Internet. Watch primarily focuses on under- and unserved small and rural markets throughout Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.