SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Beef Association announced
the hiring of Susan Verardi as the group’s new business manager.
Verardi spent seven years as accounting manager for the
Illinois Primary Healthcare Association and then six years as financial
controller for Perten Instruments Inc.
Most recently, she has been assisting the Hurst, Wright
& Hafel LLP accounting firm in Springfield with tax filings, bookkeeping and
“Susan’s background will serve IBA well and includes working
in the areas of human resources, payroll, tax preparations, bookkeeping,
accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory control, shipping and
compliance,” said Reid Blossom, IBA executive vice president. “Her skill set
will be put to good use for accounting and office management.”