Ohio National Financial Services announced recently the promotion of Rocky Coppola, CPA, CGMA, ChFC, ACS, FLMI, to chief financial officer. Coppola assumed this role effective immediately and is responsible for the company’s strategic financial oversight and reporting. He succeeds Anthony W. Dunn, CIA, CMA, CPA, CPCU, who has accepted a senior level position in the industry focusing on his background and strengths in audit strategy and operations.
Coppola has been praised for his comprehensive experience in financial roles and activities across the enterprise. He began his career at Ohio National in 1999 after nine years at Liberty Mutual and one year in consulting. Prior to his promotion to CFO, he held the position of senior vice president, finance and controller since December 2016. In this role, Coppola had an expanded strategic focus. He was responsible for leading, planning and managing the Financial Controller Group (FCG), which includes: all domestic-based insurance and non-insurance companies such as captives and broker-dealer accounting and reporting operations; accounting policy; statutory and compliance; external reporting and management reporting.
Coppola has been involved in capital planning and organizational development, and has had increased participation in rating agency meetings and in Board of Directors and committee meetings. He was also instrumental in guiding organizational change during the implementation of strategic corporate objectives.
Prior to his role as senior vice president, finance and controller, Coppola advanced steadily throughout his career. He was promoted to senior vice president and controller in 2015; to vice president and controller in 2010; he advanced to second vice president and assistant controller in 2009; became assistant vice president, financial reporting in 2007; financial reporting officer in 2005 following time as senior financial reporting analyst and financial reporting systems analyst. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Robert Morris University and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.
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