Valerie started with Merkle Response in 2007 working as a Staff Accountant. She was promoted to Senior Staff Accountant in 2013, to Accounting Manager in 2018 and then to Director of Accounting in 2020 before being promoted to Vice President-Accounting in 2021. Valerie’s primary responsibilities include accounts receivable/payable management, budgeting/forecasting and financial analysis. She works closely with senior management and department directors to help them improve efficiency and productivity by providing greater insight into the key metrics that drive Merkle Response’s financial performance. Prior to joining Merkle Response Valerie worked at Bobcat Companies as an accounts payable clerk. Valerie graduated from Hagerstown Business College with an Associate Degree in Accounting.