Matthew Ruzicka is a Certified Public Accountant and the Chief Financial Officer of IDW Publishing. Since joining IDW in 2005, Mr. Ruzicka oversees all the day-to-day financial operations of the company including the processing and payment of royalties to licensors, payments to 300+ freelancers, tax compliance and preparation of its financial statements. In addition, Mr. Ruzicka has assisted with the acquisition of Top Shelf Productions in 2015 and the launching of IDW Entertainment in 2013.
In 2015, Mr. Ruzicka celebrated his 10 year anniversary with IDW and has helped it grow from a 10 employee small independent publisher to a 50+ employee publishing, creative service and entertainment powerhouse.
Mr. Ruzicka brings with him 20 years of financial and accounting experience. Prior to joining IDW, he worked in public accounting for 9 years assisting clients with both financial statement preparation and tax services.