Kitchell recently promoted Jorge Arellano to Vice President of Finance and Accounting, and Nancy Kelley to Corporate Controller.
Kelley, previously in the role of Assistant Corporate Controller, will assume the role that was occupied by Arellano.
Arellano celebrates his 20th year with Kitchell this year, and has progressively increased his responsibilities over the years, growing in his capacity to oversee the financials of Kitchell’s entire corporation and its subsidiaries. Prior to his recent promotion he served as the company’s Corporate Controller for four years. He is a native Arizonan and grew up in Yuma, and achieved his undergraduate degree from DeVry University and his master’s degree from Keller Graduate School.
Prior to joining Kitchell’s corporate team, Kelley was director of finance for one of its companies, Kitchell Contractors Inc. She began her career with Kitchell as a staff accountant for FDI Planning Inc., one of Kitchell’s holdings. Kelley graduated from Arizona State University.
“Both Jorge and Nancy are responsive, respectful and completely committed to building value for our company with innovative solutions,” said Kitchell CEO Jim Swanson.