Escalent (formerly Market Strategies International-Morpace) has named Stan Stec chief financial officer. Stec will lead Escalent’s finance, accounting, contracts, and legal functions and will work out of the Livonia, MI, headquarters.
Stec joins the Escalent executive team from Cleo, a software and services integration company. As the firm’s CFO, he oversaw all finance and operations, including internal and external reporting, budgeting, contract negotiations, operations and departmental business analysis. He has also served as CFO and in other leadership roles at SDI, NewNet Communication Technologies, Jones Lang LaSalle and IBM.
“Stan is a seasoned finance leader known for driving change and growing global companies,” said Melissa Sauter, CEO of Escalent. “He is a perfect fit for our executive team, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that he is joining at a very exciting time as we enter our next phase of growth.”
Stec earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Saint Xavier University and a CPA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also completed the executive program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.