MidCountry Financial Hires Chief Accounting Officer - Adds Additional Planning, Compliance, And Industry Experience To Seasoned Executive Team
Released on: September 03, 2010, 9:17 am
MACON, Ga. (Sept. 3, 2010) MidCountry Financial Corp. (MCFC)
is pleased to announce that Darren Cantlay has joined the executive
team as Vice President of Accounting and Finance, and Chief Accounting
Officer. In this newly-created position, Cantlay will manage all
financial reporting, budgeting, financial systems, and tax functions
for MCFC, among other things, and will also assist with strategic
planning and overall financial management for the organization. Cantlay
begins his new role Sept. 1, 2010.
“We’re extremely excited to have Darren join the MidCountry Financial family,” said
David Hall, chief financial officer for MCFC. “He brings a diverse and extensive
set of financial skills to the company, and he will be a valuable asset as we
continue to grow and expand our organization.”
Cantlay has more than 15 years of experience handling a variety of accounting,
compliance, planning, and operational issues for a variety of financial
institutions, including McIntosh Bancshares, the Bank of Ellijay, Appalachian
Bancshares, and United Bank Corporation. He has previously held the positions of
chief financial officer, chief operating officer, controller, and accountant.
A graduate of Valdosta State University, Cantlay has been an adjunct faculty member
at Griffin Technical Institute, where he taught both accounting and tax courses. He
is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Accountants,
the Georgia Bankers Association Asset Liability Committee, and was Secretary of the
Gilmore County Rotary Club from 2008-2009.
MidCountry Financial Corp. is a financial services holding company with subsidiaries
that deliver high-quality and diversified financial services to targeted markets.
These primary subsidiaries include MidCountry Bank, Pioneer Financial Services, and
Heights Finance Corp. Since 2002, its employees have been dedicated to building a
high-quality financial services organization respected by its constituencies, and
characterized by a commitment to the values of integrity, fairness, honesty,
excellence, and compassion.
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