The NAIC named former telecom financial executive and NAIC busines hand Jim Woody as Chief Financial Officer today, replacing Brady R. Kelley, now Executive Director for the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Ltd.

Woody has been with the NAIC since 2008 and previously served as senior manager of business and corporatedevelopment, where he oversaw purchasing functions and managed the vendor selection process for the NAIC. Woody also provided financial oversight for several projects within the NAIC.

Before joining the NAIC, Woody spent more than a decade at Sprint-Nextel in various financial planning and analysis roles, as well operational roles. He received an udnergraduate degree in accounting and economics and an MBA in financial management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.

 ”I am pleased to announce Jim’s appointment as CFO,” said NAIC CEO Dr. Terri  Vaughan. “His financial expertise and insight will be a great asset to our leadership team.”

As CFO, Woody will oversee the NAIC’s accounting and purchasing departments, which include the Association’s budgeting process and financial management.