Entech Solar, a developer of modules that provide both electricity and thermal energy by utilizing proprietary concentrating photovoltaic technologies, recently announced the appointment of Sandy J. Martin as the companyâ€™s chief financial officer, effective June 11, 2009. Ms. Martin joined Entech Solar in March of this year as the corporate controller and earned the position of chief accounting officer in April 2009. She currently manages the companyâ€™s finance and investor relations strategy, accounting responsibilities, SEC reporting, treasury and financial planning, and financial analysis at Entech Solar.
With more than 25 years experience in finance and accounting leadership positions for publicly traded companies, Ms. Martin earned an MBA from the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University and a Bachelors of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. Throughout her career as a CPA, Ms. Martin has managed various accounting responsibilities for nationally recognized public companies, including Sally Beauty Holdings and Pier 1 Imports.
Frank Smith, chief executive officer at Entech Solar, stated, â€œI am pleased to announce this promotion. Sandy brings significant finance and accounting experience from publicly traded companies, including investor relations and capital raise capabilities.â€ He continued, â€œSince joining the company a few months ago, Sandy has focused on driving costs out of the business and developing a platform for Entech to approach the capital markets with strategic growth plans.â€