Helen E. Gurholt, VP

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Helen Gurholt, vice president – investor relations and financial planning and analysis, is responsible for investor relations, financial planning and analysis for the company. She also oversees the treasury and insurance functions.

Helen joined A. O. Smith as accounting supervisor in 2002. She was promoted several times to roles with increasing responsibilities, to director of accounting in July 2013 and vice president & controller in May 2019.

Helen is a member of the Manufacturers Alliance Investor Relations Council and the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI). She serves on the Executive Council of the board of directors of the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Helen also serves on the board of directors of Milwaukee Women inc. and the American Red Cross of Wisconsin Southeast Chapter. 

Helen earned her bachelor’s degrees in business administration and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is a certified public accountant.