CFO Moves this week include:
|Westmoreland Coal Company||Puppet||Veracyte, Inc.|
|Snyder Langston||Collagen Matrix, Inc||TWO MEN AND A TRUCK|
|Queue Associates, Inc||Miller Diversified|
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Westmoreland Coal Company [ENGLEWOOD, Colo.] (NASDAQ: WLB) announced that its Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Jason Veenstra, has decided to resign from Westmoreland. Gary Kohn, currently Vice President of Investor Relations, will serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Kohn joined Westmoreland in April 2016. He previously help positions in companies including First Data, Western Union, Ciber and Intrepid Potash.
Puppet [Portland, OR] announced that it has appointed Mark Iserloth as chief financial officer (CFO). Prior to joining Puppet, Mark was CFO at STATS, LLC. Prior to joining STATS he held CFO positions at Mattersight, Trustwave and Initiate Systems.
Veracyte, Inc. [SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.] (NASDAQ: VCYT) announced the appointment of Keith Kennedy as chief financial officer. He will succeed Shelly Guyer, who is retiring. Mr. Kennedy joins after seving president and chief executive officer of MCG Capital. He led MCG Capital’s successful sale to PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. in 2015 and consulted for PennantPark Investment Advisors, LLC after the sale. Mr. Kennedy previously served as MCG’s chief financial officer, chief accounting officer and treasurer. Prior to MCG, Mr. Kennedy served as a healthcare executive-in-residence at Arlington Capital Partners and a managing director at GE Capital. Prior to GE Capital, Mr. Kennedy worked for Ernst & Young LLP and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force.
Snyder Langston [IRVINE, Calif.] announced it has named Gary Campanaro as Chief Financial Officer. He replaces Paul Pfeiffer who has served as CFO for 19 years, and is retiring. Campanaro led the Financial Services Group of CBRE and was CFO for the civil engineering firm, The Keith Companies. In addition to his career with KPMG, he served as CFO for restaurant companies with extensive multi-state real estate locations.
Collagen Matrix, Inc. [OAKLAND, N.J.] announced the appointment of Oystein Valberg as its Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, he served as CFO and Vice President of Finance, Strategy and Business Development for Medtronic’s Surgical Technology business unit. Prior to Mr. Valberg’s tenure at Medtronic, he served as an Analyst with US Bankcorp, and as an Auditor for Grant Thornton where he earned his CPA.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® [LANSING, Mich.] announced Brant Hartle as its new CFO. He replaces former CFO and current CEO, Jeff Wesley. Hartle began his career as an audit manager at Andrews Hooper & Pavlik PLC, before becoming the CFO at SCW Agency Group, Inc. Hartle then transitioned into a role as an insurance agency operations consultant for The Doctors Company. Hartle became a co-founder and CFO of Rentr.com in the fall of 2015.
Queue Associates, Inc. [NEW YORK, NEW YORK] announced that Paul J Regan will serve as the Chief Financial Officer. Jim Murdocco who was responsible for the Chief Operating Officer tasks is retired after 12 years of loyal service to Queue Associates. Early in his career, Paul worked at Grant Thornton LLP Assurance services. In 2003 Mr. Regan joined Industrial Cooling Corporation, as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Regan then served with LS Power Development Group. In addition, he served as the Director of Budget and Finance at State of NJ-DCA SRD.
Miller Diversified [MAUMEE, OH] announced that Jay Morgan has joined the Company as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Miller Diversified, Jay was a Senior Vice President at Welltower Inc. Jay re-joined Welltower as Vice President of Acute Care Investments in 2006, after serving as an investment analyst for the company from 1996 to 2000. Prior to rejoining Welltower, Jay served as an Associate and Vice President in the real estate investment banking group at Lehman Brothers.