Mr. Adam He joined us in January 2018, initially serving as audit committee chair of the Board then CFO in March 2019 until his appointment as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. Previously, He served as Chief Financial Officer of Wanda America Investment Holding Co., US representative of Wanda Group, a Fortune Global 500 company since May 2012. Among many responsibilities, he managed both benchmark projects: a 101-story “Vista Tower” development in downtown Chicago, and NYSE traded AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., the largest movie exhibitor owning and operating 660 theatres primarily located in the United States. He also served as an independent board director at iFresh Inc. and Energy Focus Inc., both listed on the NASDAQ.
From 2010 to 2012, he served as Financial Controller of NYSE listed Xinyuan Real Estate Co., a top developer of large scale, high quality residential real estate projects. Previously, Mr. He worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young LLP in New York, and held various roles at Chinatex Corporation and an architecture company. He is a member of the Financial Executives International and an executive board director of the China General Chamber of Commerce Chicago. Mr. He obtained a bachelor and master of Science in Taxation from Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, and a master of Science in Accounting from Seton Hall University in New Jersey. He is a Certified Public Accountant, both in China and in New York state.
Mr. Larry Aichler has served as our Interim Chief Financial Officer since April 2021. Mr. Aichler has over twenty-five years of accounting experience, primarily focused in such areas as technical accounting and guidance, U.S. Securities and Exchange reporting, financial reporting, and risk management. Prior to joining Professional Diversity Network, Mr. Aichler recently served as Managing Director of Financial Reporting for International Speedway Corporation from 2008 to 2021. Mr. Aichler also worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young. Mr. Aichler received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Chad Hoersten serves as the Chief Technology Officer at the Professional Diversity Network. With more than fifteen years of technology experience and more than a decade experience leading international teams of developers, he has lead the development of Professional Diversity Network's network of websites. He has been with the company since 2004 and prior to that he was a senior software engineer at Rockwell Automation. He has a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
Joseph Bzdyl, SVP, has been with the company since 2014. A suburban Chicago native, he hold a bachelor's degree from Illinois Wesleyan University where he met his future wife Miranda, learned to cherish critical thinking, and lettered in football for four years. He also holds an MBA specializing in Finance. His professional career began in sales, moved into post-secondary admissions management, transitioned to business analysis, and is now centered in operations, finance, and project management. He and Miranda have three kids, a dog, enjoy camping, live music, craft beer, and spending as much time with friends and family as possible. Joseph currently leads the PDN Recruitment business division.