Gray, LA – February 15, 2019 – NVI, LLC’s Chief Executive Officer, James Cloutier, announced today the promotion of Catherine Blanchard Jeanice to Chief Financial Officer. With this new role, Catherine will oversee financial reporting and accounting, funding for growth, risk mitigation, and capital management.
Mrs. Jeanice is the perfect example of NVI investing in its most valuable asset, its talented people. An employee since 2012 and a proud wife and mother of two young children, Catherine started as an Administrative Specialist, but NVI knew immediately she would be an essential asset to the team. With continuous determination, drive, and dedication, Catherine was promoted to Controller and has held this position for the past six years. This type of work ethic goes without saying and is admirable by many.
In 2008 she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a double major in Marketing and Management from Loyola University New Orleans. She then went on to earn her Master of Business Administration from Nicholls State University, becoming a Certified Public Accountant shortly after.
“Catherine was the obvious choice to fill the role due to her strong character, unique skill set and unparalleled grit. I have had the honor of working closely with Catherine over the past six years, and know that her decision-making process aligns with our values of long term financial security and employee and customer wellbeing for the very long term. Catherine is also the genuinely nicest person I have ever met. Her ability to develop others into their full career potential, our fundamental value, weighed heavily in her receiving of this officer role. I know that everyone in the path within her broad scope of duties will reap great rewards resulting from her leadership.” Joshua Luft, Chief Administrative Officer.
Catherine Jeanice, Chief Financial Officer, said “I am grateful to be promoted to Chief Financial Officer of NVI. It is truly humbling that they have given me the opportunity to continue to advance my career and trust me with not only meeting but exceeding the financial goals of the organization. I look forward to working alongside the executive team to develop and implement business strategies that enhance the company’s position as an industry leader.”