Leigh A. Burnside
Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Burnside joined the Company in September 2004 and became Chief Accounting Officer of the Company in August 2017. She previously served as Vice President – Finance and Planning from September 2013 to August 2017. In that capacity, Ms. Burnside led the Company’s budgeting and forecasting processes, as well as the business and financial analytics team, which supports all functions of the Company. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Strategic Financial Analysis from July 2011 to September 2013 and held director-level positions in Financial Reporting, Corporate Accounting and Financial Planning and Analysis from September 2004 to July 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Burnside held manager positions in SEC Reporting at L Brands, Inc. and Borden, Inc. and spent seven years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP and Coopers & Lybrand.
Ms. Burnside is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maryland, College Park.