Accounting

Pat Ackerman
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Pat Ackerman

Accounting Assistant
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A native of Akron, Ohio, Ackerman joined MP&F's administrative staff in September 1997 after serving as senior branch bookkeeper for Lawyer's Title Insurance Co. based in Richmond, Va. Her previous position was assistant to the controller at Saifman, Richards & Associates, a Cleveland-based advertising agency. Ackerman, a graduate of Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio, holds a bachelor of arts degree in French with a minor in accounting.

Chad Raphael
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Chad Raphael

Chief Financial Officer
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Chad joined MP&F in 2014 after serving as a corporate accountant for Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. At LP, he led budget development for multiple departments, managed amortization schedules, processed external auditor requests, and monitored outgoing check requests, electronic funds transfers and Automated Clearing House transactions. He also performed Canadian bank reconciliations and produced monthly and quarterly general ledger reports for variance analyses on an array of U.S. and Canadian accounts.

From 2007 to 2013, Chad worked as a budget analyst and administrative officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Prior to that, Chad was a staff accountant with Nashville public accounting firm Faulkner, Mackie & Cochran.

Chad, a New Orleans native, graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in communications, and he earned a Master of Accountancy degree from Belmont University in 2006.