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The FENG Orlando, FL Chapter

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About the Orlando, FL Chapter

Our objective is to support each other, share leads and discuss general intelligence about the market. If you are available we'd love to have you attend.

As always, this is a great opportunity to network and share ideas & tips with fellow FENG members.

We will meet every other month at:
Professional Management Company LLC
174 West Comstock Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

Chapter Leadership

Jeff Kuchar
jkuchar305@aol.com
(407) 816-6022
Jeffrey A. Kuchar is Senior Vice President & Partner at Professional Management Company LLC, an Orlando-based financial services consulting firm, with over 35 years of financial leadership experience in consumer products companies. He is a recognized leader in the internal audit profession with extensive diversified global experience and a record of success in building best-in-class internal audit functions. Mr. Kuchar is known for his ability to build productive relationships with Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers and Boards’ of Directors.

During his career, Mr. Kuchar has developed numerous tools to enhance the effectiveness of risk management processes and audit committees’ corporate governance activities in several multi-national companies. His work on audit committees has been recognized by The SEC’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees. He has become an industry leader in developing innovative internal audit strategies that meet the needs of businesses for efficient and effective corporate governance and internal control processes.

Mr. Kuchar was the Chief Audit Executive for Verizon Wireless, a joint venture between Verizon Communications and Vodafone. Mr. Kuchar led the company’s internal audit function. He developed and implemented Verizon Wireless’ audit strategy, ASAP, a risk-based audit methodology aligned with the COSO model. Mr. Kuchar also executed an effective and efficient business risk management process and was instrumental in implementing a forensic program and a business efficiency advisory review program within the Auditing Services function.

Prior to his assignment at Verizon Wireless, Mr. Kuchar was on the finance leadership teams at Coty, Inc., a global cosmetics company, and RJR Nabisco, a global food and tobacco consumer products company. At Coty, Mr. Kuchar led the effort to strengthen the company’s global internal control systems. At RJR Nabisco, he served in several finance leadership positions, including General Auditor, Director - Finance and Business Development and Assistant Corporate Controller. Mr. Kuchar also spent 11 years in various managerial positions at Coopers & Lybrand and served on President Reagan’s Grace Commission.

Mr. Kuchar has completed the executive management programs at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and the Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and an active member of several professional organizations.
Mark Brice
markrbrice@gmail.com
(484) 602-4814
Mark R. Brice has over thirty years of accounting, internal audit and management experience. Currently, Mr. Brice is the Director, Internal Audit and Chief Compliance Officer for FARO Technologies, Inc. in Lake Mary, Florida where he oversees the internal audit and compliance functions for FARO, the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement technology.

Mr. Brice’s career includes Chief Audit Executive (CAE) roles with Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, Teleflex Inc. and Cookson Electronics, and he also spent 13 years with GTE Corporation after starting his career in the Chicago office of Ernst & Young. Mr. Brice’s specialties include financial and internal controls, manufacturing operations, financial reporting and analysis, and anti-corruption laws including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Mr. Brice earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He was an Evans Scholar at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and has a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), and he has been a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) for almost twenty years. He is the current President of the Central Florida (Orlando) Chapter of the IIA, and has also earned three other certifications: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) and CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management).
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