Haskell & White, an independently owned accounting, auditing, and tax consulting firm, has hired Eleanor Schultz as the firm’s director of finance and administration.

With 18 years of experience in financial leadership and accounting positions, she has expertise in developing financial controls and establishing policies and procedures to optimize efficiency, reduce costs and maximize profitability. In her new role, Schultz will oversee the firm’s internal accounting and finance functions, human resources, and facilities and will play a key role in assisting with the firm’s overall strategic direction.

Previously, Schultz was director of finance for a sales and marketing company, where she oversaw the divisional controllers and their staff, managed the accounting and finance functions for the marketing platform and served as a business partner to the president and her executive leadership team. Prior to that, she managed the more than $2.5 billion advertising sales revenue budget for a national broadcasting company.