COO - Briggs & Veselka Co
For over ten years, Ilse Rew has empowered companies to achieve operational success through her strategic, holistic approach to business transformation.
As an independent business consultant, Ilse served a diversity of clients in industries ranging from biotech, healthcare, software and commercial real estate to energy and manufacturing. Her robust suite of capabilities impacts all facets of business and includes: operational and infrastructure development and restructuring; analysis, planning and implementation of process improvements; software integration; financial strategies and growth initiatives; compliance assurance; and contract review and legislative interpretation.
Ilse was actively engaged in strategically advising her clients on performance improvement by assessing all aspects of operations, and by providing process reviews, analyzing financial information, assisting in financial forecasting and budgeting, identifying key business drivers, and managing risk and compliance issues. Building the operational foundation to make informed and intelligent decisions.
Prior to her consulting career, Ilse gained valuable experience in leadership roles in finance and operations, international tax, transfer pricing, and financial project management both in Houston and in her native country of South Africa. Sought for her insight and expertise, Ilse was an advisor for the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute Network and the Executive Service Core of Houston and has been appointed to several non-profit boards.
March 25th, 2021 | 49 mins 50 secs
Today on the first episode of Podcasting Stories, I'm talking with Ilse Rew, the Chief Operating Officer for the Houston-based CPA firm Briggs & Veselka.
Ilsa is considering starting a podcast, so we had a great conversation answering some of her questions and talking about the ways she's thinking of using a podcast for her firm.