The Hettema Group (THG) has announced the appointment of Debbie Lindquist as the company’s new Vice President of Finance. Said Phil Hettema, THG’s President and Creative Executive, “We are excited to welcome Debbie to our team. She brings an impressive history of overseeing finance and operations functions in major entertainment and is a dynamic leader who effectively creates analytical tools to enhance strategic insights. We know she will be an enormous asset to our company.”
As the Vice President of Finance, Lindquist is responsible for all of The Hettema Group’s financial functions, including accounting, audits, corporate and project finance. Lindquist comes to THG after 25 years at Warner Bros. Entertainment, most recently as Warner Bros. Animation’s Vice President of Finance & Administration. There, she oversaw all finance, accounting, and studio operations as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Working closely with Creative, Operations and Corporate teams her responsibilities included financial planning and analysis, reporting and budgeting, accounting and franchise analyses for animated properties at Warner Bros. and Blue Ribbon Content, providing valuable insights to the creative and executive teams as they determined which projects to greenlight. She also oversaw the WBA facilities team, managing the studios multiple production spaces.