Joseph H. Ceryanec is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Meredith Corporation. He assumed this position in October 2008. Ceryanec is responsible for all accounting, finance, tax and treasury operations for Meredith.
Ceryanec has approximately 25 years of financial experience, with the majority of his career spent at McLeodUSA, a major telecommunications company. At McLeodUSA, Ceryanec held increasingly responsible positions in the financial operation from 1996 to 2008, including Corporate Controller, Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer. When McLeodUSA was acquired by PAETEC Corporation -- a leader in business telecommunications -- in early 2008, Ceryanec was named President of its 13-state Central Region, where he had responsibility for sales, account development and sales engineering.
A Certified Public Accountant, Ceryanec worked at KPMG and Ernst & Young early in his career. Ceryanec is a 1984 graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Accounting. Ceryanec and his wife, LaNae, have three children.