Tampa, FL — October 31, 2016 — Pilgrim Quality Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise quality management software and services for the Life Sciences, today announced that Eileen Croal, Accounting Manager, has been honored with a SMARTI Award for her contributions to Pilgrim’s corporate finance operations. The award was bestowed on Croal by Tampa’s Taylor White Accounting & Finance Placement and the Tampa chapter of the CFO Exchange Group (CFOx).
According to these organizations, “Great companies universally appreciate the value of superior talent, and for that reason Taylor White and CFOx created the annual SMARTI Awards for CFOs to recognize and honor exemplary employees and/or super-performing teams who have made an impact within their organizations.”
SMARTI is an acronym for State of the Art (S), Motivational (M), Adaptable (A), Re-engineering (R), Transformational (T), and Innovative (I). These combined attributes are the criteria on which award eligibility is based. Croal was nominated by David Pincus, Pilgrim’s Chief Financial Officer, for her outstanding demonstration of these qualities.
“Since joining Pilgrim’s Finance team, Eileen has been exceedingly committed to its success and guiding the team to perform at a high level of excellence,” Pincus said. “She has been instrumental in improving efficiency, including fine-tuning our automated systems and streamlining reporting processes. Eileen has been an important component in improving Pilgrim’s corporate finance department performance.”
About Taylor White Accounting & Finance Placement
Taylor White is a recruitment firm focused exclusively on serving clients and candidates in the accounting and finance fields in the Tampa Bay area. Their areas of specialty include traditional permanent placement, accounting consulting services, and temporary talent. Taylor White employs former Accounting & Finance professionals to serve as recruiters, thus ensuring the best screening and matching of resources to jobs. They are a proud founding sponsor of both the Florida Institute of Chief Financial Officers and the CFO Exchange. www.taylorwhite.com
About CFO Exchange Group (CFOx)
CFO Exchange Group (CFOx) is an intelligence membership organization for “hands on” top finance executives (CFO or equivalent title) of small to midsize companies. CFOx’s mission is to empower top finance executives by providing them a secure environment to cultivate relationships and interact with peers in the exchange of ideas, information and experiences. http://cfoexchangegroup.com
About Pilgrim Quality SolutionsPilgrim Quality Solutions is the leader in quality compliance management software and services for Life Sciences. For more than 20 years, our solutions have automated thousands of processes across global company sites to manage the quality and compliance of life’s most important products. Our cloud-based and on-premise solutions include in-the-box best practice workflows, document and process management, dashboards, electronic signatures, audit trails, and automated validation – helping companies more easily achieve quality system compliance and pass regulatory audits. Pilgrim Quality Solutions is majority owned by Boston-based private equity firm, Riverside Partners LLC. With Pilgrim Quality Solutions as your partner, you are prepared to succeed. For more information, visit www.pilgrimquality.com.