SEATTLE, Wash. (Oct. 12, 2015) – Lighthouse, a leader in technology-enabled ediscovery services and consulting, today announced that Deborah Crawford has joined the team as the company’s controller. Crawford brings over 20 years of experience in accounting and reporting in high-tech, fast-paced environments. At Lighthouse, she will be responsible for the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements, driving efforts to improve the efficiency of the accounting operations, and implementing accounting policies and controls.
Prior to Lighthouse, Crawford was a controller at NetMotion Wireless, where she oversaw US and International financial operations and built a successful accounting team for two global companies during a time of integration and transition. She established streamlined processes, accounting controls, and implemented efficiencies across the organization. Prior to NetMotion Wireless, Crawford was the vice president and corporate controller at Telecom Transport Management. During her time at TTM, Crawford was a member of the executive team and supported strategic business decisions and operational performance. Crawford also designed and implemented processes and procedures across the organization, which allowed for improved accuracy in reporting and increased timeliness of results.
“Deborah brings a considerable amount of experience to the Lighthouse team, more specifically, two decades of accounting and finance knowledge from a variety of large-scale corporations,” said Danielle Porter, chief financial officer of Lighthouse. “We are excited to have her aboard and look forward to seeing Deborah drive efficiencies and accuracy when it comes to the accounting operations at Lighthouse.”
During her career, Crawford has been responsible for overseeing global financial operations, process and system improvements, SEC Reporting, and audit support. She has extensive experience with monthly close processes, software implementations, financial reporting, and operational accounting including international. Crawford aims to lead the Lighthouse accounting team to excellence and become a strong partner to the organization during its time of rapid growth and expansion.
Crawford holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Washington. She is also a certified public accountant in the state of Washington.
Lighthouse guides clients through every aspect of ediscovery, from the simplest projects to the most complex, risky matters. Our experienced, dedicated client teams deliver with high velocity, unparalleled quality, and a pragmatic focus on lowering overall ediscovery costs. We develop highly innovative applications built on leading third-party technology, making it more effective and easier to use, and we custom-engineer solutions to specific client requirements. Our client-aligned approach has enabled us to form long-term relationships with many of the world’s leading corporations and top law firms who rely on Lighthouse to meet all of their ediscovery needs. For more information, visit www.lighthouseglobal.com.