: president & ceo
Marie N. Hollein, CTP
President and CEO of Financial Executives International and Financial Executives Research Foundation
Marie N. Hollein, CTP was named President and CEO of Financial Executives International (FEI) and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) in January 2009. FEI is the professional association of choice for senior-level corporate financial executives and the leading organization dedicated to advancing ethical, responsible financial management.
Ms. Hollein brings over 30 years of extensive corporate and financial services experience to her role at FEI. Ms. Hollein was previously a Managing Director of Financial Risk Management for KPMG, where she led the treasury practice and provided treasury and risk management advisory services to US and global corporations and banking institutions. Prior to joining KPMG in 2005, Ms. Hollein held senior financial executive management positions at Ruesch International, ABN Amro Bank, Citibank and Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
A noted speaker and author, Ms. Hollein has published articles on risk management in a number of leading industry publications. She has been a member of FEI since 2000, most recently serving as the organization’s National Area Director at Large for the Midwest. She also served as Financial Executives Research Foundation’s Vice Chair, Board Trustee Member, and Development Committee Chair, and President of FEI’s Chicago Chapter from 2004-05.
Ms. Hollein is currently seated on the Board of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), of which FEI is one of the five founding members, and she is also seated on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC).
Her expansive involvement with professional associations also includes board and committee positions at organizations such as the Association for Financial Professionals, Journal of Treasury Management, International Finance & Treasury, Treasury Management Association, Executive Club of Chicago, and the National Education Committee. Ms. Hollein earned a Master of Finance and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor of Science from La Roche College. Ms. Hollein currently resides with her husband David, and has two grown children, David Jr. and Christine.