Mark Serway joined Akima, LLC (then Qivliq, LLC) as chief financial officer and senior vice president in 2008, after a 25-year career in financial management with middle-market and Fortune 100 companies.
Serway has played an instrumental role in spearheading the development of all long-term and short-term business plans among Akima’s family of companies, and has lead the financial integration of the three holding companies that became Akima, LLC on October 1, 2012.
His experience includes numerous examples of leading organizational change, maximizing profits and positioning organizations for sustainable growth.
The executive has experience in troubleshooting organizational, business and program inefficiencies, strengthening internal controls, implementing process improvement initiatives and ensuring that these more efficient, streamlined financial management programs translate into increased revenue growth.
Serway has held progressively senior positions with Employment Enterprises, Paradigm Solutions, Lockheed Martin IT, Getronics Government Solutions, Babcock & Wilcox and Boeing Computer Services.
Serway is a member of the CFO Alliance, Financial Executives International (FEI), and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). He is a regular attendee of the Northern Virginia CFO Roundtable and was recently a finalist for the Washington Business Journal’s “CFO of the Year” award.
He received his M.B.A. in finance from Averett College and B.B.A. in management information systems from James Madison University.