VIENNA, Va. (Feb. 18 2022) — Southern Management Companies has hired Kristen Edison, CPA, as chief financial officer. In this role, she will serve as a strategic adviser, overseeing all aspects of Southern’s accounting and financial operations.
For the past 15 years, Edison served as senior vice president of accounting at JBG Smith, a publicly traded real estate investment trust located in Bethesda, Maryland. She is credited with helping to ensure the company’s long-term financial success.
“Kristen’s comprehensive experience and industry expertise make her an invaluable resource for Southern,” said President and CEO Suzanne Hillman. “We are excited she has joined our team, and I look forward to working with such an accomplished, dynamic professional.”
Edison earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining JBG Smith, she was a senior auditor at CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.