PJ received his Bachelor of Industrial and Systems Engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was a walk-on member of the varsity football team and was an active member and held leadership roles in Sigma Nu Fraternity and other campus organizations and societies. PJ is actively involved with several charities in the Atlanta area, as well as his church, Roswell United Methodist Church. Outside of work PJ enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities with his family, including golf, snow skiing, bicycling, boating, hiking and many fitness and competitive sports. PJ is married to Susan Bain and has a 10 year old daughter Grace, and a 6 year old son Griffin.
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Poff oversees cash management, corporate debt and liquidity, capital markets activity, corporate and retirement investments, corporate and credit risk management, and administration of the company’s equity compensation programs, private label credit program, and vendor financing program.
He brings over a decade of experience and leadership to his role. Prior to joining Big Lots, he was director of finance and investments for Cardinal Health, the leading provider of products and services supporting the healthcare industry. He also held key finance and accounting positions with Abercrombie & Fitch and Senior C.A.R.E. Retirement Centers.
He holds an MBA from Franklin University and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, specializing in finance and international business, from Bowling Green State University, both in Ohio. Poff is a member of the Association of Financial Professionals and served as President of the Board of Trustees of the Central Ohio Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Additionally, he has been an adjunct professor of corporate finance at Franklin University and a member of the Accounting and Finance Advisory Board for Ohio Dominican University. He has been personally interviewed for and extensively contributed to articles in CFO Magazine, AFP Exchange Magazine, CFO.com, APMatters, and was named one of the “100 Most Influential People In Finance” by Treasury and Risk Magazine.
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