Shirley Pekarek, Controller, is responsible for managing all finance and accounting operations, coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and reports, and preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements. Her career of more than 20 years has been highlighted by keen focus, proven integrity and an unfailing commitment to doing things right every time. But she doesn’t just strive to achieve excellence herself – she also has the rare ability to bring out the best in others. Prior to joining United Landmark Associates, Shirley managed financial operations at several other leading Tampa Bay advertising agencies and firms. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Florida.