Deborah A. Fasanelli
Vice President of Finance
Deborah A. Fasanelli is our Vice President of Finance. Ms. Fasanelli also serves as Vice President of Finance of Douglas Elliman Inc. (NYSE: DOUG), a leading residential real estate brokerage company offering a comprehensive suite of technology real estate services and investments. Ms. Fasanelli’s team is accountable for all financial reporting matters at Vector Group Ltd. Prior to joining Vector as Controller in July 2006, Ms. Fasanelli was the Manager of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance with Tupperware Corporation where she led the implementation of Tupperware’s initial compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. She joined Tupperware in September 1998 as Manager of Internal Audit and oversaw internal audits of Tupperware’s sales offices, manufacturing plants and corporate audits in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa. She began her career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.
In addition to her roles at Vector, Ms. Fasanelli also serves as the Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Vector’s subsidiaries, Multi Soft II, Inc. and Multi Solutions II, Inc., which are engaged in organizational efforts, including obtaining initial financing, and preparing to identify potential merger or acquisition candidates.
Ms. Fasanelli is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida. Ms. Fasanelli holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida and a Masters of Accounting from Florida International University.