CHICAGO, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — quick ray, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSRD), a cloud manufacturing company, today announced the appointment of Erin Stone as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and James Erkenswick as Chief Accounting Officer. These leadership additions mark important milestones in Fast Radius’ evolution as a publicly traded company. In her capacity as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Stone will act as an important strategic and legal advisor to the Board of Directors and management of Fast Radius and will oversee all legal and compliance matters for the company. In his role as Chief Accounting Officer, Erkenswick will lead the preparation of all financial accounting, auditing and internal control matters, as well as the preparation of Fast Radius’ external reporting materials.
“Erin and Jim bring invaluable experience in corporate governance and compliance for fast-growing public companies, providing additional expertise and leadership as we continue to grow our business in the near term,” said Lou Rassey. , co-founder and CEO of Fast Rayon. “They both possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven ability for cross-functional leadership. We are thrilled to have them join the Fast Radius leadership team.
Stone has over 15 years of legal experience with technology-focused and public companies. Prior to Fast Radius, Stone served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Securities at Groupon (Nasdaq: GRPN), where she was a key advisor and trusted partner to their leadership team and board of directors. She also brings strong technical expertise in corporate governance and securities, as well as extensive business experience from her tenure at Groupon and as a corporate partner at Winston and Strawn LLP.
As Chief Accounting Officer, Erkenswick brings over 20 years of accounting and finance experience for industrial companies, with an in-depth knowledge of SEC reporting and GAAP compliance. Most recently, Erkenswick served as Vice President, Assistant Controller at Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), where he held leadership positions in financial reporting and corporate accounting. Prior to joining Baxter International, Erkenswick held senior accounting positions at US LBM, CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI) and Ace Hardware.
ABOUT QUICK RADIUS
Fast Radius, Inc. is a leading cloud manufacturing and digital supply chain company. The Fast Radius Cloud Manufacturing Platform™ provides software applications and manufacturing solutions that help engineers design, manufacture, and complete commercial-grade parts, when and where they are needed. This allows companies to manufacture and ship parts easily, flexibly and sustainably. Founded in 2017, Fast Radius, Inc. is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Atlanta, Louisville, and Singapore, and micro-factories in Chicago and at UPS Worldport facilities in Louisville, KY. To learn more about Fast Radius and how its digital manufacturing capabilities are helping businesses, please visit www.fastradius.com or connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/fastradius or Twitter @fastradius.