Chief Financial Officer
LeAnn Hitchcock brings over 20 years of experience in accounting and compliance. LeAnn began working with IZEA, Inc. in November 2011 to compile and manage all of our SEC financial reporting and in June 2013 she became our CFO. Prior to working with IZEA, LeAnn worked as a Chief Financial Officer, SEC Compliance Officer or financial consultant for a variety of other companies, including Workstream Inc, a SaaS company that provides enterprise management solutions for employee tracking.
In 2002, LeAnn rejoined Galaxy Nutritional Foods as their Chief Financial Officer and later their SEC Compliance Officer where she successfully repositioned the debt structure of the company, created and filed all their SEC reports and worked to sell and privatize the company through a tender offer in 2009. In 1997, LeAnn became the Chief Financial Officer for FoodMaster International, an international dairy food company that secured ownership interest and operated dairy production facilities throughout the former Soviet Union. She oversaw the financial training, management, accounting and consolidation of over 12 entities until negotiating its successful sale to the French dairy company, Lactalis, in 2004.
LeAnn started her career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen and PriceWaterhouse Coopers with a strong emphasis on public companies. LeAnn holds a double major in Accounting and Business Administration from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Masters in Accounting from Florida State University. LeAnn lives in Orlando with her family and volunteers throughout the community.