Strothman and Company, one of Louisville’s leading Certified Public Accounting and Advisory firms, announced that Brad Plaschke has been named Chief Operating Officer.
Plaschke will be managing Strothman’s business operations and will also play a key role in supporting the success of Strothman’s Practice Growth Initiatives. Plaschke will also be responsible for the alignment and prioritization of Firm strategic initiatives and ensuring operational excellence across the Firm.
Plaschke brings strong technical, operational, strategy and management experience gained over more than 20 years of business and legal experience as lawyer and entrepreneur.
“Brad is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Strothman, with a laser-focus on operational excellence,” said Ray Strothman, President and Chairman, Strothman and Company. “I have tremendous confidence in Brad’s ability to build on Strothman’s strategic competitive advantages with leading practices and new technologies that will extend Strothman’s market leadership into the next generation.”
“I am very pleased to join the Strothman team, which has deep domain expertise in providing technical accounting and business advisory services and a great track record of providing innovative client solutions to address complex client issues” said Plaschke, COO. “I am incredibly energized to help lead the Firm to its next phase of growth tied with operational excellence.”
“With his background in operations and strategic planning, Brad is recognized for the unique combination of business and legal acumen” said Bill Meyer, Managing Partner of Strothman. “In this new COO role, Brad’s steadfast leadership will be invaluable as we drive Strothman’s next stage of growth.”
Previously, Plaschke served as COO at Touch Sonic Technologies, Inc. (TST) in Santa Rosa, CA, where he directed the company’s “day to day” management and operations. Under his strategic leadership, TST grew to become one of the leading providers of “Inmate Facing” Kiosk hardware and software applications to the U.S. Corrections Market. Respected for his strong sense of fiscal responsibility, he is credited with dramatically increasing profitability at TST.
Brad obtained his J.D. Cum Laude from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL and holds a B.S. Finance w/Distinction from The Pennsylvania State University.