Fast-Growing Main Event Adds a CFO

by Bob Johnson 0

Main Event Entertainment has announced the appointment of Chandra McCormack to the position of chief financial officer.

An experienced senior executive with both publicly held and private organizations, McCormack will provide strategic direction and maintain financial excellence to support the company’s expansion.

“Chandra has shown an outstanding ability to implement organizational structure, lead technology innovation and streamline processes, which makes her a huge asset for our business,” said Main Event CEO Charlie Keegan. “The addition of a leader of Chandra’s caliber further strengthens Main Event during this critical time of aggressive growth.”

Prior to joining Main Event, McCormack served as chief financial officer, treasurer and vice president of administration for Niagara Conservation, where she directed key infrastructure decisions to facilitate the company’s growth.

With an extensive background in finance and accounting, her previous experience includes roles as chief financial officer for Advanced Beauty Inc., vice president of finance at Dean Foods Company, senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting and assistant vice president at Bank of the West.

McCormack, who is a certified public accountant, holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson has received more national writing awards than any other bowling writer — close to 70 over the course of his 40-year career. He began at age 16 as a staff writer and then assistant editor for the weekly Pacific Bowler newspaper in his native California, and within three years was writing feature stories for Bowlers Journal. He has written for the magazine ever since, except for a five-year span when he was hired as the founding editor of another magazine. He moved to Chicago in 2000 and spent 13 years in the Windy City, including five as Bowlers Journal’s Editor. In 1975, Johnson received the Robert E. Kennedy Award as California’s top undergraduate high school journalist. Five years earlier, on the lanes, he had shared the Bantam Division Doubles championship in the Orange County Junior Bowling Association Championships. Today, he continues to work full-time for Bowlers Journal as its Senior Editor, to write his popular “Strikes Me” column, and to edit Luby Publishing Inc.’s weekly business-to-business Cyber Report.

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