Otava, an Ann Arbor-based custom and compliant hybrid cloud solutions company, announced the promotion of Austin Cook to vice president of finance and controller.
In this role, he will lead the finance, accounting, procurement and business operations/billing functions of the business.
“Austin has been an indispensable member of our team, consistently demonstrating his leadership and service culture,” said Tom Wilten, Chief Financial Officer at Otava. “His contributions to the business have been vital as we have continued our growth trajectory. The promotion of Austin will help reinforce Otava’s success and advance our position as a leading cloud solutions provider. »
Since joining Otava in 2019 as Corporate Controller, Cook has been responsible for developing the budget, supporting the strategic planning process and implementing effective financial controls to help the business to achieve its goals. He was also instrumental in Otava’s successful acquisition strategy.
“Otava is an inspiring organization that offers significant growth opportunities through purpose-built cloud solutions,” says Cook. “I appreciate the opportunity to contribute to this intelligent and service-oriented team. As an organization, we come together with the common goal of helping businesses move forward into the digital future. It’s an exciting time for the company and a joy to work with this exceptional group.
Cook holds a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University and a master’s degree from Liberty University. Cook is a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).