"In companies today, nothing is more important than information security and the protection of data. Rausch Advisory Services is committed to providing information security services that help their clients manage risk and implement best practices. As a CIO, I understand and manage cybersecurity challenges routinely. I am pleased to be a member of the Advisory Board to share my knowledge and expertise to support the growth of the company and strengthen their strategic position in information security services." - Marie Mouchet.
Marie Mouchet is Chief Information Officer at Colonial Pipeline Company where she leads the development and implementation of IT strategy across Colonial Pipeline Company. Her role provides strategic and tactical planning and direction for information technology.
Previously, Mouchet has served in leadership positions within Southern Company for more than 25 years, and has experience across many Southern Company business lines including regulatory affairs, financial services, public relations, marketing, sales and generation. In her roles, she has established organizations, led the development of high performance teams and organizational structures, established and revised business processes, and developed and implemented strategies. Her last role at Souther Company was the VP | CIO, Southern Company Operations and Southern Nuclear. A role where she provided strategic and tactical planning and direction for information technology at fossil, hydro and nuclear generating plants, fuel services for the plants, new plant acquisitions, new nuclear plant development, a real-time trading floor, the engineering and construction services organization, and the transmission system.
In addition to serving on Rausch’s Advisory Board Mouchet, currently serves at the Women in Technology (WIT) Foundation Board, which supports the philanthropic goals of WIT, Inc. and focuses on pre-career programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for young women.
In 2012, Mouchet was named the Enterprise CIO of the Year by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association, and one of the “Fierce”-est Women in Energy by online industry newsletter FierceEnergy. In 2009, Mouchet was selected as one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders. In 2007, she was named Woman of the Year in Technology by the Atlanta-based Women in Technology organization, and was also named Woman of Excellence by Business to Business Magazine.
Mouchet holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in mathematics education from Georgia State University.
AP of Internal Audit & CAE at Graphic Packaging International, Inc. Ms. Kaczynski oversees the Company’s global audit, and risk strategies, including corporate compliance, enterprise risk management, and other key governance initiatives.
Lori is a certified public accountant and certified internal auditor with many years of experience in a variety of industries and roles in the areas of external auditing, internal auditing, leadership, controlling, transaction and technical accounting, financial reporting, analysis, compliance and ethics, enterprise wide risk management, and cash management. Her previous experience includes responsibilities with several large multi-nationals, a Fortune 100 Company, and an international accounting firm.
She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Kennesaw State University (KSU) and currently serves as Secretary of the KSU Accounting Department Academic Advisory Council and is a member of the Internal Audit Center Advisory Board. She is a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Governors, and Vice President of Membership for the Institute of Internal Auditors Atlanta Chapter. In addtion to serving on the Advisory Board for Rausch Advisory Services, she also sits on the Board of the Smith-Gilbert Garden Foundation. She is a member of the American institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Steve Meadows joined WestRock formally RockTenn in 2006 as the Chief Accounting Officer. WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock’s 42,000 team members support customers around the world from 275 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Meadows lends his significant financial and business expertise to the Rausch Advisory Board. His informed guidance serves as a tremendous ally in the quest for superior corporate governance. Meadows previously served as Chief Accounting Officer at Drummond Company, Inc., and Vice President, Finance and Risk Management at Progress Ventures.
Meadows received his bachelor's degree in social and political sciences from Cambridge University, England. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
"Rausch Advisory has distinctive capabilities and a unique value proposition. I am excited to be working with the Rausch leadership team and the other board members to help shape the strategic direction for this exciting new firm." – Larry Maher.
Larry Maher joined Kimberly Clark in 2011 Director of Strategy & Business Development – for the Global Nonwovens division of Kimberly-Clark. Maher is responsible for Core Business Growth Strategy, International Growth Strategy, Global Business Strategy, New Business Development, Marketing Spend Effectiveness, Multi-Channel Strategy, Branding, Strategic and Transactional Pricing, Digital Entertainment, and Organizational Effectiveness.
Maher is also the co-founder of BSchoolJobs.com, a company dedicated to providing Jobs interview preparation tools aiding candidates necessary interview skills for investment banking, sales & trading, marketing, and consulting interviews. He has held leadership positions as Senior Group Manager of Enterprise Strategy for Target, Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Co. and started his career with Arthur Andersen.
Maher lends his expertise in IT, Audit and Strategy to the Rausch Advisory Board to provide guidance and direction for the evolution of the firm.
Maher received his MBA in Strategy; Marketing from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management. He received his BBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.