Sowersby named chief accounting officer at ArcBest

by The City Wire staff ( 59 views 

Traci Sowersby has been named vice president-controller and chief accounting officer for Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corporation, with her first day set for April 27.

Sowersby, a certified public accountant, most recently served as executive director with Ernst & Young in their Phoenix office. She has worked at EY for the previous 17 years in various locations and had also served in the U.S. Army Reserves. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University at Fort Wayne.

“We are very pleased to have Traci join ArcBest in this important role as she brings a great deal of technical expertise and management experience,” said ArcBest President and CEO Judy McReynolds said in a statement. “As we continue to better serve our customers across the supply chain, Traci will be instrumental in ensuring our financial reporting continues to live up to the same high expectations that we have for all of our companies and employees, who are known for going above and beyond for customers every day.”

Sowersby will report to Chief Financial Officer David Cobb.

“I’m delighted that Traci will be relocating to Fort Smith bringing knowledge and depth to our financial area as a result of her previous experience with public companies and their financial reporting and internal control requirements,” said Cobb.