Last Updated: 07/29/2013
NASHVILLE, TN – July 29, 2013 – Confirmation.com, the creator and world’s leading provider of secure audit confirmation services, is pleased to announce that Brian Fox has been promoted to President effective immediately. As the founder of Confirmation.com, Brian recently served as Chief Marketing Officer for the company.
Since founding the company in 2000, Brian played a critical role in creating Confirmation.com, the first ever online audit confirmation service that has received three patents on its service. Brian was also instrumental in implementing corporate strategies that now position the company as the world’s leader in electronic audit confirmation services.
Confirmation.com provides a faster, more secure way for auditors and responding entities to send and receive audit confirmation requests. More importantly, Confirmation.com helps auditors identify financial fraud as it did in uncovering long-running frauds at Peregrine Financial Group (PFGBest), Shepherd Major Play Fund and China MediaExpress. The service has received industry recognition and numerous national awards. Today, Confirmation.com is used by more than 70,000 auditors in more than 100 countries, and by all of the top 10 banks in the U.S.
“Brian’s vision, knowledge and expertise created a solid roadmap for our company, and as a result we have experienced remarkable growth over the last five years,” said Chris Schellhorn, CEO of Confirmation.com. “I’m very excited about this promotion, and the leadership he will provide as our company enters its next growth phase of expanding our product offering globally.”
Prior to starting Confirmation.com, Brian worked in audit for Ernst & Young LLP and in mergers and acquisitions for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Dallas, Texas. He is a member of the AICPA and The Tennessee Society of CPA’s, and a four-time winner of the accounting profession’s ‘Top 40 Under 40 CPA in America’. Brian completed his MBA at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management with a dual concentration in Finance and Electronic Commerce and received a BBA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.