Q&A With Jim Lasher, Chief Financial Officer
Name: Jim Lasher
Years at Elevation: Since the
beginning... On year No. 12.
Hometown: Lakewood, Ohio
Hobbies & Interests: Guitar,
diehard Cleveland sports fan
Childhood Ambition: Baseball player
Best advice you’ve ever received?
If you’re not going to do it right, then don’t do it.
Favorite quote: “Be
yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde
First job: Arthur Andersen &Co.
Pet peeves: Inconsiderateness
Favorite book/movie: Book: “1984,”
George Orwell. Movie: “Field of Dreams.”
Favorite local restaurant: Ginko,
What do you enjoy most about your
work? The staff and the vast variety of projects and events.
First significant memory at
Elevation: Meeting the entire staff for the first time in Charlotte in 2003. I
was the only employee who did not come over from IMG and was the new kid.
What led you to the accounting
profession? Loved sports stats growing up. Accounting fit right in.
Advice for aspiring accounting
professionals: Take as many entrepreneurial courses as possible to get a
well-rounded and high-level view of running a business. Get networking early.
Posted on Tue, July 1, 2014
by Jim Lasher