Matthew Nissen, CPA, has been promoted to chief strategy officer at Verus, LLC. As chief strategy officer, he will help unify the forward-focused strategic vision of Verus’ innovation, sales, marketing and customer relationship functions. Previously, he served as director of finance overseeing Verus’ finance and quality assurance functions, leading the company’s initiative for SSAE18 compliance through the implementation and coordination of a service organization controls audit. Nissen is an active member of both the NJCPA and AICPA and is also an adjunct professor at Rider University, where he teaches strategic management & policy and auditing. Recognized among the “Top 40 Under 40” by CPA Practice Advisory Magazine, Nissen earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his Masters of Business Administration from Rider University.