Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced the appointment of Thomas C. Hohman to the position of Chief Financial Officer. With more than twenty years in finance, accounting and business operations, Hohman will oversee all finance, administration and IT functions at the association.

“We are delighted to welcome Tom Hohman to the CLIA family,” said Christine Duffy, CLIA’s president and CEO. “As an accomplished executive who prides himself on fostering a challenging team environment to help nurture professional development, Tom will be an inspiring staff leader and will bring a new level of efficiency and innovation to the association.”

Prior to joining CLIA, Hohman served as an independent consultant since 2008, assisting non-profit organizations in developing and managing a wide variety of business operations including finance, accounting, information technology and human resources. He has demonstrated particular success in implementing processes and procedures to make organizations more efficient, while leveraging technological innovation.

Hohman was the founding CFO and Treasurer of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), which was formed to protect investors by overseeing the audits and auditors of public companies. During his tenure with PCAOB, the organization grew from 35 employees, to more than 550, with nine offices.  Hohman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA from George Washington University.