Joan Woodard is Chief Financial Officer of Woodard & Company. She serves as a member of Woodard & Company’s Investment Committee and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Among her primary responsibilities is the design and implementation of 401(k), pension and profit-sharing plans as well as general counsel on tax issues. Mrs. Woodard graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She was a public accountant at Bailey, Self & Harris until 1984, and the Controller of Douglas Battery Manufacturing until 1994, when she joined Woodard & Company Asset Management Group, Inc.