Joseph S. Pontoski named FSCT Executive Director.The Board of Directors of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology has announced the appointment of Joseph S. Pontoski to the position of Executive Director of the organization. Employed by FSCT FSCT Federation of Societies for Coating Technology
FSCT Fire Support Control Terminal for over 10 years, Mr. Pontoski has been serving as FSCT Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. with the added responsibilities of Executive Director since the resignation of Robert F. Ziegler earlier this year.
Mr. Pontoski began his career in public accounting where he worked for a Big 8 accounting firm and completed his CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. exam. He later worked in the banking industry as Vice President and Comptroller of a small start-up Start-up
The earliest stage of a new business venture. bank in Philadelphia. In 1996, he joined the FSCT as Controller and Director of Administration. In addition to these responsibilities, Mr. Pontoski was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the organization when the FSCT revised its governance Governance makes decisions that define expectations, grant power, or verify performance. It consists either of a separate process or of a specific part of management or leadership processes. Sometimes people set up a government to administer these processes and systems. structure in 2005. Mr. Pontoski earned an M.B.A. from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia and a B.S. in Accounting from Penn State University.