Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services is a nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive range of alcohol and drug services for adolescents, adults, and the handicapped
LORAIN, OHIO, October 1, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Darlene Rico, Chief Financial Officer of Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, has been named a Worldwide Who's Who Executive of the Year in Financial Services. While inclusion in Worldwide Who's Who is an honor, only a small selection of members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, years of service, and the credentials they have provided in association with their Worldwide Who's Who membership.
Mrs. Rico has 41 years of professional experience, with 14 years of experience as the CFO of Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services. In the course of her duties, she is responsible for overseeing accounting, payroll and financial statements, as well as database and journal entries. She attributes her success to being given opportunities to grow and learn, as well as starting with the company more than 20 years ago. She has progressed in her career since the beginning. She became involved in her profession because she took a test and scored third in the state, so she decided to follow this career path.
Mrs. Rico received an Associate in Accounting, Southeastern Business College in 1996. She is a member of Leadership Lorain County. She was nominated to the International Who's Who of Professionals by Gibralter Publishing in 2000, and she has received a Partners in Service Award from the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County. To give back to her community, she contributes to the Ohio chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America, as well as Vietnam Veterans of Ohio, Special Olympics Ohio, Ohio United Way, and the American Cancer Society. In years to come, Mrs. Rico hopes to continue thriving in her role with the company.
Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services is a nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive range of alcohol and drug services for adolescents, adults, family members, and the handicapped. For more information about Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services, visit http://www.lcada.com
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