In his new role, Toula will be responsible for leading the company’s internal audit function and supervising the work performed by the department to maintain adequate internal control over financial reporting. He joined RPM in 2014 as assistant controller and managed the company’s closing and reporting processes. Previously, he served as the controller for Barnes Distribution and as a manager in the audit practice of Ernst & Young LLP. Toula earned a bachelor’s degree in accountancy and an MBA from John Carroll University. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a resident of Brecksville.
Replacing Toula in his prior role, Spinelli will manage the company’s period-end close process, work directly with RPM’s operating groups on technical accounting issues and oversee corporate accounting. Before joining RPM, he was a manager in the audit and assurance practices of Ernst & Young LLP. Spinelli earned a bachelor’s degree in accountancy and an MBA from John Carroll University. He is a CPA and resides in Cleveland.