Mackinac State Historic Parks is pleased to announce the hiring of Jodie Borowicz as Chief of Finance and Accounting. She began work on Monday, June 1, and her office is in the Petersen Center in Mackinaw City.
“We announce this hiring with confidence that Jodie brings excellent skills and experience to the position of Chief of Finance and Accounting,” said Phil Porter, Mackinac State Historic Parks Director.
Borowicz is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Michigan and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting and Business Law from Central Michigan University. She is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of CPAs. She has served as the Treasurer of the Cheboygan County Community Foundation for several years and is a volunteer instructor for Junior Achievement.
Her most recent employment was with American Hospitality Management in Cheboygan as the Chief Financial Officer and Citizens National Bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Borowicz also spent several years at the beginning of her career in Tampa, Florida where she worked in public accounting with KPMG, LLP and in the financial services industry with New York Life Insurance Company and WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Borowicz is originally from Cheboygan and currently resides there with her husband, Jason, and two children, Brooklyn and Bode. They enjoy Michigan to the fullest while boating, camping, and grilling.
“The history, culture and natural resources of Mackinac are a true passion of mine,” Borowicz said. “I am beyond thrilled to join Mackinac State Historic Parks to serve in a professional capacity supporting the organization’s mission for the State of Michigan.”
Mackinac State Historic Parks, a family of living history museums and parks in northern Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac, is an agency within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Its sites—which are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums—include Fort Mackinac, the Biddle House, The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, Historic Downtown Mackinac, and Mackinac Island State Park on Mackinac Island, and Colonial Michilimackinac, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park and Michilimackinac State Park in Mackinaw City. Mackinac State Historic Parks is governed by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, established in 1895 to protect, preserve and present the parks’ rich historic and natural resources for the education and recreation of future generations. Visitor information is available at (231) 436-4100 or on the web at www.mackinacparks.com.