Wayne R. Popham is the chief financial officer (CFO) at PLASTICS where he oversees the association’s financial operations.

Prior to becoming PLASTICS CFO, Popham served as interim CFO for a number of trade associations and not for profit organizations over the last 10 years. Prior to his decade of consulting with companies in transition, Popham was formerly a Partner at Tatum, LLC, a national executive services firm, where he focused on the firm’s Nonprofit Practice segment and emerging growth company segments.

He served as CFO or director of finance at four emerging growth companies in the high tech and alternative energy industries, and worked in corporate finance at MCI in the 1990s.

Popham holds a Master of Business Administration from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Arts in History from The Citadel. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for eight years before embarking on a career in business.