Beacon Appoints Samuel M. Guzman, Jr. as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Beacon (the “Company”) announced that Samuel M. Guzman, Jr. was appointed its Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Guzman assumes leadership of Beacon’s accounting organization and will oversee all the Company’s accounting operations. Thomas D. Schmitz, who served as the Company’s Interim Chief Accounting Officer, will remain with the Company in a senior financial role.
Mr. Guzman comes to Beacon from Liquidity Services, Inc., a publicly traded global solutions provider in the asset management and supply chain sector, where he served as the Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since June 2018. From August 2016 to June 2018, Mr. Guzman was the Senior Director – Assistant Corporate Controller for Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Associate – Assistant Corporate Controller of Booz Allen Hamilton, a global consulting firm. Earlier in his career, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Deloitte & Touche and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University.
“We’re delighted to welcome Sam to the Beacon team,” said Frank Lonegro, Executive Vice President and CFO of Beacon. “His extensive, multi-faceted background will benefit us greatly as we leverage Beacon’s organic growth, digital platform and operational improvement strategies to drive shareholder value.”
Mr. Guzman added: “I’m very excited to join Beacon, a respected leader in the building products industry. I look forward to helping the Company deliver on its strategic goals and working with the team to continue building a best-in-class accounting organization.”
Founded in 1928, Beacon is a Fortune 500, publicly traded distributor of residential and commercial building products in North America, operating over 500 branches throughout all 50 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. Beacon serves an extensive base of over 110,000 customers, utilizing its vast branch network and diverse service offerings to provide high-quality products and support throughout the entire business lifecycle. Beacon offers its own private label brand, TRI-BUILT, and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon Pro+, which allows customers to manage their businesses online. Beacon’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon, please visit www.becn.com.
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