Galleher Appoints Mark Schauwecker as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Galleher, LLC, the largest flooring distributor on the west coast and third largest in the U.S., has added significant expertise to its financial management team with the addition of Mark Schauwecker as its Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.
Mark Schauwecker brings 20+ years of financial expertise to Galleher. Throughout his career, Schauwecker held a variety of financial planning management roles at companies like AmerisourceBergen Corp, Mallinckrodt/Therakos and most recently, he served as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Foundation Building Materials, a national building materials distribution business with $3.8 billion in revenue.
Mark Schauwecker’s appointment comes on the heels of Galleher’s significant growth of late. 2021 sales reached $335 million, representing more than a 50% growth rate over 2020 through organic sales and strategic acquisitions that expanded Galleher’s footprint to include 36 branches in 7 states.
“Galleher’s significant growth in revenue and geographic expansion increased the complexity of our financial planning needs. Mark brings a level of expertise and experience that will help us not only manage our recent growth but set us up for continued growth and expansion going forward,” said, Jim Whitney, Galleher’s Chief Financial Officer. “We are excited to add someone with Mark’s financial management expertise and pedigree to our team,” he added.
“I was extremely impressed with Galleher’s rapid growth rate and the sophistication of the current Galleher finance team,” Schauwecker said. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to become part of this team and begin to contribute to their continued success and expansion.”
About Galleher LLC
Galleher LLC, founded in 1937 and based in Los Angeles, is an industry leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of residential and commercial flooring products. Galleher, including its commercial division Galleher Commercial, is one of the top three wholesale flooring distributors in the U.S. with 400+ employees and 36 locations across seven states. For more information, visit www.galleher.com.
Source: Galleher, LLC