The Controllers Executive RoundTable (CERT) was established in 1999, for the following purposes:
To provide a means for enhancing the professional development of controllers of major private and public companies.
To cultivate a regional network of controllers facing common challenges and having distinctive professional interests as a group.
To establish closer relationships between Virginia Commonwealth University and senior executives dealing with accounting /financial issues.
To make University resources available to members.
Membership in the RoundTable is limited to Controllers of major companies that have significant operations in Virginia and is by invitation only. The Steering Committee of the RoundTable organizes and administers the quarterly forums of the CERT.