WEST MONROE, La. -- Coast Professional, Inc. (Coast) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Micah Pulliam, CPA to Chief Financial Officer. This promotion recognizes Mr. Pulliam’s robust knowledge of financial management, as well as his value as a leader to the organization. Mr. Pulliam earned this promotion from his previous position of Vice President of Finance.
As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Pulliam will be responsible for managing Coast’s Finance and Accounting Department and will direct the financial activities of the company in accordance with the company policies, goals, and objectives. Mr. Pulliam has broad experience and knowledge in accounting, finance, information technology, operations and management. He is a Certified Public Accountant by the Louisiana State Board of Certified Public Accountants, a member of Society of Louisiana CPAs, a Certified Public Accountant with the State of New York, a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of Institute of Management Accountants, Inc. Mr. Pulliam was also a Top 20 Under 40 award recipient in 2016 by the Northeast Louisiana Young Professionals.
Mr. Pulliam has 9 years of experience in the management of accounting and finance departments. He began with Coast in 2015 as the Vice President of Finance, and manages a team of accountants and financial representatives. Mr. Pulliam graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe where he served as the Student Government President.
“For the past three years, Micah has provided Coast with exceptional management of company budgets, created cost savings, and coordinated the company’s financial audits,” stated Everett Stagg, President and Co-Chairman of the Board. “Micah displays a vast understanding of financial, accounting, and capital management, and has made company growth paramount throughout his career with Coast. We are excited to share this news of his promotion to Chief Financial Officer.”
Brian Davis, CEO and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors commented, “Since joining Coast in 2015, Micah has consistently demonstrated his commitment to excellence. His strong values perfectly complement our companies’ culture. Micah’s drive to win not only motivates his team but, is a key influence to the rest of our senior leadership. He is a valued member of our company, and this promotion is further validation of his determination, quality of character, and outstanding leadership ability. Congratulations on this remarkable achievement.”
About Coast Professional, Inc.:
Coast Professional, Inc. is an accounts receivable management company, dedicated to the respectful and ethical collection of higher education and government debt. Coast provides professional collection services to over 200 campus based colleges and universities and government clients. Coast is a five time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list for American’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies provided by Inc. Magazine and in 2016, was recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the “Best Places to Work In Collections” by insideARM.com and Best Companies Group. Since 1976, Coast has worked closely with clients to increase recoveries by assisting consumers in resolving their financial obligations. Coast’s success is exemplified by exceptional recoveries, superior service, and dedication to the highest levels of compliance. More information about Coast can be found at www.coastprofessional.com.