Team
·         CEO - Lorraine J. Chilvers
·         CMO - Juliette (Julie) Jandel   
·         CIO - Andrew Chilvers
·         Legal - Evelyn Ashley
 
Advisors
·         Jeffrey Bowman, CEO - Crawford and Company
·         Gary Coulter, Partner - Coulter & Associates
·         Arthur Johnston, CEO - Vision Waters International
·         Billy Lovett - One Georgia Bank 
·         Gary Meyer, CFO - Project Time & Cost
·         Gordon Waine - Secantor Limited
 
Partners
·         Entrepreneur Advisors
·         NPI Financial
·         Lagniappe Resources
·         Sales Partners
 
Organizations & Affiliations

 

Biography – Lorraine J. Chilvers, CEO
 
  
As Chief Executive Officer of Delaney Consulting LLC, Lorraine J. Chilvers leads the company's executive financial management services, concentrating on delivering financial leadership to Fortune 1000 companies and fast-growing private companies. Delaney Consulting provides interim management, project-based consulting, and executive placement.
 
Prior to founding Delaney Consulting, Chilvers’ career included being a Partner with the largest executive services firm in the U.S. and the finance executive for two Fortune 500 companies. For over 20 years, Chilvers has actively managed business solutions and relationships for a number of larger clients. In addition to providing traditional business advisory services, Chilvers assists key clients with forensic reviews, business transformations, Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, and outsourced accounting services.
 
Chilvers began her career with Grant Thornton U.K. LLP before relocating to the U.S. She has led the financial operations of large and small firms alike, from a two-person accounting team to large, public companies in crisis. Her credentials include financial restatement for the world’s largest fraud and bankruptcy, Big 6 public accounting, and consulting within telecommunications, manufacturing, logistics, and technology industry sectors. As Partner and Regional Practice Leader of Tatum LLC, she led the Atlanta Accounting & Finance and Regional Technology Services practices. Chilvers was hired to the executive team of Novelis, Inc., an $8 billion start-up and spin-off from Alcan, to establish a corporate compliance and SEC finance function for Canadian and U.S. entities, and in 2005, Chilvers received the CEO “Award for Exceptional Achievement” for her role in leading Novelis’ financial restatement.
 
As Senior Director of WorldCom/MCI, the largest fraud and bankruptcy in the world, she led the 4-year financial restatement and $10 billion AR function for North and South America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. In 2003, she received WorldCom’s highest honor, the “Circle of Excellence Award.” As Practice Manager of Parson Consulting, the “#1 Fastest Growing Private Company in 2000” (Inc. Magazine), Chilvers was instrumental in the growth of the Atlanta consulting practice and managed the firm’s largest client. Chilvers managed the Global Consolidated Reporting and SEC functions for John H. Harland (Harland Clarke). Her clients also included AT&T (BellSouth), Cingular Wireless, Federal Home Loan Bank, TIAA-CREF, Travelogix, Turner Broadcasting/CNN, Internap, and WorldSpan.
 
Chilvers holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Business Studies with a concentration in Accounting, from the University of Teesside (U.K.). She was awarded a 1st class for her thesis, “Implementing Accounting Systems in Compliance with the Companies Act.”
 
In 2010, Lorraine Chilvers launched CFOradio™, an internet radio program by and for CFOs and Senior Financial Executives, to share real-time perspectives and tips on the finance function of today and tomorrow. CFOradio is also an education platform for academic and business finance curricula as it hosts leading financial executives from small-to-large public and private companies and nonprofits. Chilvers is passionate about education of and best practices for the finance function. In addition to CFOradio, she oversees DelaneyLearning™ and Delaney Dbooks™ (Delaney’s educational programs) and is a frequent speaker and mentor to Fortune 1000 companies, a network of entrepreneurs, and universities.
 
Chilvers is active in the business and volunteer communities, proffering her time and talent to the boards of Financial Executives International (FEI); British American Business Group (BABG); the local chapter of Zonta International, a non-governmental organization to the United Nations (U.N.) with consultative status to International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Council of Europe; and TheaterTek, Inc. Previously she served on the boards of the World Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Her nonprofit work includes assisting the U.N. and CIFAL Atlanta with the “Global Leadership Initiative on Gender Equalities” program chaired by the Mayor of Atlanta. She also speaks on the topics of domestic violence and human trafficking.
 
 
BOARD POSITIONS (Private Companies)
2001-Present          TheaterTek, Inc. (Board of Directors, CFO)
2009-2010               Global Enterprise Holdings, Inc. (Board of Directors, CFO)
 
 
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION BOARDS

2008 - Present
1998 – Present
2009 - Present
2008 - Present
2008 - Present
2005 - Present
2002 – Present
1999 - Present
Financial Executives International (current Board of Directors)
British American Business Group (current Board of Directors)
City Club of Buckhead (current Board of Governors)
World Chamber of Commerce (past Board of Directors & Executive Committee)
National Association of Corporate Directors
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Association for Corporate Growth
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (past Board Treasurer)
COMMUNITY OUTREACH / MENTORING

2008 – Present
2008 - 2010
 
2010
2009 - Present
2000 – 2009
2006 - 2010
Mercer University – Mentor to one International MBA Program Student per year
Georgia Institute of Technology – Judge Annual “Business Plan Competition”
and Advisor (pro-bono) to winner of the competition
One of 22 female CEOs mentoring Girl Scouts at “Camp CEO”
ZONTA Club of Buckhead (Founder and current - President)
ZONTA Club of Atlanta (Board Member and past President)
U.N. and CIFAL Atlanta “Global Leadership Initiative on Gender Equalities” program
RECENT BUSINESS AWARDS

2010
2009
 
2006
2003
2001-2000-1999
“POW” Women of Purpose Award finalist – presented by Womenetics
“LACE” Ladies Achieving Continuous Excellence “Trailblazer” Award finalist – presented
by Greater Women’s Business Council
“CEO Award for Exceptional Achievement” Award presented by Novelis
“Circle of Excellence” Award presented by MCI/WorldCom
“Largest Client” Award, “Top Practice Manager” Award & “Number 1” Top Consultant
Award presented by Parson Consulting
RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2010
2008 - 2010
2009 - 2010
2010
 
2010
2010
2010
2010
2010
2009
2008 – 2010
2009
2008
2008
2007 – 2009
2008
2007
2007
CFOradio™ – Host of Weekly Radio Show
DelaneyLearning™ - Instructor of Monthly Classes to Entrepreneurs
Master Instructor for “3-Day MBA” (Accounting & Finance) - Entrepreneur Advisors
Siegel Institute of Ethics, Leadership & Character, Kennesaw University – “Foundations
of Ethics: Experiences from Inside WorldCom”
Emory University, Goizueta Alumni Entrepreneurs – “How to Drive Small Business”
University of West Georgia / SBDC – “Accounting & Finance for Entrepreneurs”
Panel Discussion – “The Changing World of ERP” - Entrepreneur Advisors
Buckhead Business Association – “Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking”
Interviewed on “Chic Perspectives” - Radio program
Exporting to Africa International Forum – “International Finance in Today’s World”
Zonta International – “Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking”
World Chamber of Commerce Board presentation - “Human Trafficking in Atlanta”
Webcast - “AS5 – Internal Controls for Smaller Companies” – Strafford Publications
Panel Discussion - “Is the role of the Controller becoming extinct?”
National Trainer for Partners and Consultants – Tatum LLC
Panelist - “Making Affinity Groups Succeed in The Workplace” - Atlanta Woman Magazine
BellSouth CPA Conference – “International Accounting Standards versus US GAAP”
Accenture Women’s Executive Leadership Forum – “Women and Career Development”