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Borsheims Names New Chief Financial Officer, Controller

Borsheims has named Janet Saar as their new Chief Financial Officer and Cherie Maline as Controller. Both Saar and Maline are tenured Borsheims employees and valued members of the accounting department. Please join us in congratulating them on these well-deserved promotions. 

Janet Saar, Chief Financial Officer

Saar, an executive and officer of the company, previously served as Controller and Treasurer. She replaces longtime Borsheims’ executive Erin Limas, who retired last month. Saar came to Borsheims in 1997 as the company’s Controller, where she was responsible for accounting operations, including financial reporting, tax compliance, and inventory management. In her new role as CFO, Saar will oversee the company’s financial growth and risk management in addition to Borsheims’ Accounting and Inventory teams.  

Saar graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Before joining Borsheims, she was a certified public accountant with Coopers and Lybrand L.L.P and held positions in Internal Audit at Mutual of Omaha.  

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Cherie Maline, Controller

Maline steps into the role of Controller after more than 22 years at Borsheims. She started as an Accounts Payable Associate in 1999 and most recently served as the Financial Accounting Manager for the company. She will continue to be a vital part of the accounting department in her new role as she leads all accounting operations, tax compliance and financial reporting. Maline holds an associate degree in Business Administration from the Lincoln School of Commerce.

Cherie Maline Controller

“Janet and Cherie are incredibly important members of the Borsheims team. They will continue to add tremendous value to the company as we invest and drive growth for our business. I’m excited to see them take on their respective new roles.” -Karen Goracke, Borsheims President and CEO

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