Finance & Accounting Director

Jill M. Swinger

Finance & Accounting Director

Jill Swinger is a director of Warren Whitney and is primarily engaged by organizations requiring financial management analysis. Jill offers a well-rounded business background and brings more than 30 years experience in both public accounting and private industry finance. Jill generally serves her clients in the role of business controller, sales and marketing controller, interim chief financial officer, or special assistant to the president or owner.

Roles & Areas of Expertise:

  • Interim CFO
  • Business Controller
  • Sales & Marketing Controller
  • Assistant to the President/Owner
  • Company Acquisition Analysis
  • Financial Controls
  • Accounting Services
  • Sales Results Measurement
  • Profitability Analysis of Customers, Products & Distribution Channels

Education & Certifications:

  • BBA in Accounting, Kent State University
  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional & Volunteer Associations:

  • Impact 100
  • Past Treasurer, Varina Athletic Association
  • Past Treasurer, Anirav Pool Association

Jill can serve her clients as an active driver in company acquisition analysis and has played a lead role in computer system implementation and the financial justification of facility closures, expansion, and consolidations. 

Prior to joining Warren Whitney, Jill was the sales and marketing controller with Overhead Door Corp. in Dallas, Texas where she was responsible for directing sales and marketing reporting and analysis for an industry-leading $340 million garage door division and a $160 million Genie-brand opener division. She developed district, regional, and channel sales reporting structures, including forecasting, customer contribution margin, salesman performance results, and product line price, volume, and mix analysis. Jill was also responsible for developing and monitoring the performance of more than $30 million in sales and marketing expenses.

Before joining Overhead Door, Jill worked as an independent consultant on a project for a $25 million vertically integrated manufacturer of cotton apparel where she was responsible for overseeing the daily manufacturing operations and managing the procurement, planning and distribution, and system support for two facilities.

Prior to this, Jill worked with Rubbermaid, Inc. where she held a variety of positions during her 10-year tenure, including internal auditor, general accounting manager, manufacturing accounting manager, manager of sales and marketing financial support, and ultimately business controller.

Jill began her professional career with KPMG Peat Marwick, rising to the position of audit senior. She performed audits of various manufacturing, healthcare, and not-for-profit institutions.