Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council (NSC) recently announced the appointment of Ron Hausner as Chief Financial Officer. Hausner joins NSC from Chicago-based Options Clearing Corporation, where he served as vice president, finance. He begins April 5 and brings more than 25 years of financial, business and IT leadership experience.
In his role as CFO, Hausner will be responsible for leading the finance, accounting, IT, legal and facilities functions at NSC. He has built and led teams through financial strategy, team building, business transformation, account management, forecasting and budgeting, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He also brings systems implementation and IT leadership experience to help set the next phase of our ongoing systems enhancement efforts.
“We are proud to welcome Ron to NSC,” said Lorraine Martin, NSC president and CEO. “His unique experience and proven leadership abilities will provide instant value by bolstering our finance, business planning and IT modernization work — essential components that fuel our life-saving mission as America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate.”
Previously, Hausner held financial and IT leadership positions at Orion Energy Systems, CDK Global, Jefferson Wells International and Quaker Oats, which are all based in the Chicago area. Hausner earned his undergraduate degree with a concentration in Asian studies from University of Michigan and his master of business administration degree with concentrations in finance and marketing from Tulane University.
“I’m thrilled to join NSC where I can leverage my financial and IT leadership experience to help drive the mission,” said Hausner. “I will bring my commitment to NSC to help operationalize the business that will ultimately drive impact to our mission. I am excited to meet the team and roll up my sleeves.”