Angela Verdin joined Complete Logistical Services, LLC in 2015 as Controller, was promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and then President in 2019.
As President, Angela provides leadership to drive and execute the strategic vision of the business, remove obstacles and barriers to long-term success, champion the organization's people and culture, and ensure the company's continued acceleration of top and bottom-line growth. Her career spans more than 25 years of experience in accounting and business management.
Prior to joining CLS, she served as Controller and Interim CFO for an international SAW pipe manufacturer, and served in various roles for Entergy Inc., a Fortune 500 electric power production and retail distribution operation.
Angela developed her considerable expertise by working her way through organizations and understanding customer needs at every level. Angela knows how to make ends meet, which she has repeatedly demonstrated throughout her career, and enjoys her work because it allows her to help other people.
Her future ambitions are to continue leading, and to see those who work with her thrive in roles they love. She draws great satisfaction from inspiring people and organizations to grow and prosper. She says the key to leadership is remaining open to all scenarios, never judging people or situations, but finding commonalities, discovering the unknown and embracing new possibilities.
Angela was born to a small family and raised in a tiny town in the "Ark-La-Tex," a corner of North Louisiana, South Arkansas, and East Texas. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree from William Carey University.
She is an active Vistage member, among many other peer associations, is an active member of the American Staffing Association, and the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association, where she serves on the Board of Directors and Tax Committee.
Recent awards include the 2022 Top 50 Women Leaders of Louisiana award by Women We Admire, a 2021 Vistage Leadership Award (finalist), and she was honored with the 2021 New Orleans 500 award for Influential, Involved, and Inspiring Executives by Biz New Orleans.