Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
J.D. Kern joined our Company as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2018. He has over 20 years of financial and accounting experience and is a published author and frequent presenter on finance and accounting topics. Prior to joining Rand, Mr. Kern spent four years at FlexiVan, Inc., one of the largest intermodal chassis providers in North America, as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Mr. Kern's responsibilities included leading the finance team in all facets of accounting, treasury, tax, and credit while negotiating and executing new finance facilities, and supporting a variety of business development opportunities. Among his earlier positions, Mr. Kern spent three years as a Controller at Archive Systems in New Jersey and four years as Corporate Controller at Amber Road, both in New Jersey. His career also includes positions at PTC Therapeutics, Sara Lee Corporation and Deloitte & Touche LLP. He received a Master in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He has written for publications including the Journal of Accountancy.