Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) announced that Doug Shepard has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Shepard brings a wealth of leadership experience from various companies and has been instrumental in developing financial strategies to support a company’s growth. As Chief Financial Officer, Shepard will be responsible for both the accounting and financial arms of FSNS.

“We are pleased that Shepard has joined us – his knowledge and depth of experience in finance makes him a great asset to our executive management team,” said John Bellinger, CEO of FSNS. “His financial experience will be instrumental in developing strategies to support our company’s growth.”

Prior to joining FSNS, Shepard held the CFO position at the following companies: Acuity Eyecare Holdings LLC, an eyeware retailer, Harte Hanks, Inc., a publicly-listed marketing services provider, and HVHC Inc., an international eyeware holding company, with retail stores, manufacturing and insurance services. During Shepard’s tenure, Harte Hanks continued the evolution of its product offerings with several sizable acquisitions and divestitures. Additionally, HVHC Inc., more than tripled its store count and exceeded 1 billion in revenue during Shepard’s tenure.

Shepard received his business degree with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from Trinity University in San Antonio and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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