Riley, who has two decades of financial leadership and strategy experience, comes to PointeNorth as the agency ramps up M&A activity. Her hire comes a month after PointeNorth acquired Dillon Insurance Services.
She has strategic-development experience with local governments, startups, nonprofits such as American Diabetes Association and Fortune 500 companies such as The Home Depot. Most recently, she served as a director of Finance, Administration and Development at Method Holdings, an Atlanta-based financial-services company, where she led finance functions including highly-regulated reporting to agencies such as the SEC.
At Method Holdings, some of Riley’s key duties included attaining lending for acquisitions. Prior to this role, she was the director of Strategy and Performance Management of Public Health with Cobb and Douglas counties.
She also served six years as manager of Strategic Financial Analysis at The Home Depot, where, among other tasks, she assessed M&A targets’ financial performance, addressing consolidation impacts.
Riley will be the agency’s first dedicated CFO.
PointeNorth offers insurance and financial products to more than 49,000 households and businesses nationwide. It was formed with the partnering of several outstanding metro agencies: TRC Stevenson; certain property casualty assets of Merritt-McKenzie, Love Douglas & Pope; Hodges & Associates; Risk Management Continuum; and WS Pharr & Company.