McCloud Services Appoints Richard Burke as Chief Financial Officer

South Elgin, Ill., Oct. 31, 2013…McCloud Services, a leading commercial pest management company providing services to 11 states, today announced the addition of Richard Burke as chief financial officer. Burke joins the company with over 24 years of experience in accounting, tax, billing and financial management.

In his new role, Burke will oversee all financial aspects of the company, including accounting, risk management and insurance, pension plan administration, fleet management, purchasing and contract administration, information systems, treasury and banking.

Prior to joining McCloud Services, Burke served as the CFO of Nordic Energy Services, LLC, an energy services company headquarted in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Burke also served as vice president of finance for Chicago-based Monroe Capital, a middle market commercial lender with over $1 billion of assets under management. In this position, Burke was responsible for financial management and back-office operations. He was also involved in underwriting deals, structuring debt and equity financing and overseeing mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, he served as director of finance for Condell Medical Center in the northern Chicago suburbs.  Prior to his 15 years as a financial executive, Burke held various middle management financial roles in a number of industries such as insurance, publishing, electronics and entertainment

“We are pleased to welcome Rick to McCloud Services,” said Chris McCloud, president and CEO. “We are excited to bring his successful track record and financial expertise to our management team as we work to build the financial infrastructure that will enable McCloud to grow for years to come.”

Burke holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., and a Masters of Business Administration degree in finance from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. He is a certified public accountant (CPA), a chartered global managerial accountant (CGMA), as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Illinois CPA Society and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).

About McCloud Services

McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., is the leader in food protection services throughout the chain of custody – from grain elevator to grocery store.  McCloud Services is known for its integrated approach to pest management, specifically designed for the food industry.  Serving the largest food-related brands in the U.S., the company has earned a reputation as the “food protection experts.”  McCloud Services has nine service centers that provide pest management services to an 11 state region. For more information, please visit:

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