Taylor Winfield Announces Seven Placements at Service King standard

Service King Collision Repair Centers® is the premier collision repair operator of choice across the U.S.  Backed by global investment and advisory firm Blackstone, the company has grown store count nearly 50 percent in the last two years. With more than 300 locations across 24 states and continuing plans for rapid growth, Taylor Winfield was retained to help build out a top-notch finance and administration team in several areas including accounting, finance, procurement, facilities and M&A. Two key placements leading the team are Johnnie Goodner, Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Cathy Hauslein, Chief Accounting Officer. Johnnie Goodner Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis Johnnie Goodner brings 18 years of progressive treasury, financial planning and accounting experience to ...

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Rick Stollmeyer, MINDBODY Co-founder & CEO featured at Taylor Winfield CEO Experience Series standard

By Kit Cooper, Managing Director. Thank you everyone for making it to the CEO Experience Series event on March 9th. What an incredible opportunity to have Rick Stollmeyer, co-Founder and CEO of MINDBODY (Nasdaq: “MB”), share his perspectives and practices in such an intimate setting. Rick is the rare truly scalable CEO. He has successfully led MINDBODY during the multiple, demanding stages of a company lifecycle  —  from start-up to publicly-traded company. If you look at MINDBODY’s business and financial KPI figures over the last ten years, you’ll be astounded by the sustained positive trending of their performance. Here are some of the things that I took away from Rick’s talk: Interesting turning point ten years into his career. Rick was 34 ...

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Level Set! High Value Sales Require High Level Sales Executives. standard

Matthew Dixon, author of The Challenger Sale, said it best when discussing the difficulty of closing complex, high value sales when he commented, “Buyers don’t have time for their own best friends today!” The environment to win new business is particularly challenging today given the need for extensive client collaboration in architecting built-to-suit solutions. One of the most important sales strategy decisions is determining the right level of experience to invest in for your client-facing sales executives. In this article, we are focusing on the sales executive/buyer dynamics on deals with an average deal size of $1M+ per year. These are two critical circumstances in the marketplace to consider when deciding what is the right sales executive profile to sell ...

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Taylor Winfield Places CFO, SVP Operations, and VP Development at Children of Fallen Patriots standard

Children of Fallen Patriots Peter Hogarth, CFO Col. John J. Lindsay, USA, Ret., SVP Operations Robert Moeller, VP Development Peter Hogarth has joined Children of Fallen Patriots as Chief Financial Officer. With over twenty years diverse financial and operating experience, Peter most recently served as Vice President, Finance/Controller for Special Olympics, Washington DC, where he led day-to-day finance and accounting operations. Hogarth’s background includes executive financial positions with Forrester Construction Company, Patriot Building Contractors and The Filta Group. John Lindsay has been appointed Senior Vice President, Operations for Children of Fallen Patriots. John brings 25+ years of executive experience leading and managing operations of various Department of Defense organizations. A graduate of West Point, John has served as Senior Advisor ...

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Connie Adair, CEO, Taylor Winfield Executive Search Shares Five Trends to Watch in 2017 standard

It’s that time of year for predictions and trends. As we head into the new year, we expect to see policy, process and all-things-data play a large part in our clients’ organizations. Here are my five to watch.   Leadership – the buzz word for the last three decades. First it was servant leadership, then transformational leadership but today, it is about embracing different styles and leveraging those styles for a better result in the organization. Millennials are justifiably tired of being stereotyped but the reality is they are changing how we work. Logistics – will continue its sky-high rise…literally. With Amazon drones, self-driving cars and labor-saving robotics, navigating the new waters of efficient and cost-effective processes is a significant ...

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Taylor Winfield Places VP of Partners and Alliances at RSD standard

RSD Laura Gregor VP of Partners and Alliances Laura Gregor has been appointed Vice President, Partners and Alliances for RSD. Gregor is a strategic business leader in finance technology with a reputation for providing unique solutions to complex business issues. She joins RSD from Oracle Corporation where she served as Alliances Director. Previous roles include Practice Director for interRel Consulting Partners and Director, Financial Systems Strategies with Pearson plc/Pearson Education, as well as financial and business development positions with Oracle Hyperion UpStream Software and ISA Consulting. RSD develops and sells enterprise-grade software solutions to help Fortune 2000 companies increase their IT efficiency.

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Taylor Winfield Places Chief Operating Officer at Keais Records Retrieval standard

Keais Records Retrieval Cynthia Ledlow COO Cynthia Ledlow has been named Chief Operating Officer for Keais Records Retrieval. Ledlow is an experienced leader in business process management in operations and sales. Prior to joining Keais, Ledlow was Global SVP of Operations and Customer Management with TELUS Communications where she quadrupled sales within three years, building the infrastructure and operations to support this phenomenal growth. Prior to TELUS, Ledlow was Global VP of Sales and Operations of ACS, A Xerox Company. Previous positions including leadership roles in business development, sales and marketing at Genpact, Inc, Isky, Inc., and Broadlink. Founded in 1975, Keais is a national provider of outsourced document retrieval services for the legal and insurance sectors.

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Taylor Winfield Places Chief Executive Officer at Softline standard

Softline Gordon Brooks CEO Gordon Brooks has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Softline. Brooks has over 30 years of software and services technology experience and has founded and helped launch six new companies over the last twenty-five years resulting in two IPOs. He joins Softline from Katalyst, LLC, a technology-focused investment company which he founded and served as Chairman and CEO. Prior to Katalyst, he held President and CEO positions for several companies including Return on Intelligence, Quercegen Technologies, Symphony Teleca and Breakaway Solutions. Softline is a leading global IT solutions and service provider focused on emerging markets such as Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Americas, South-East Asia, India.

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Taylor Winfield Places Vice President, Sales at Phelps Industries, LLC standard

Phelps Industries, LLC Pat Dwyer Vice President, Sales Phelps Industries has named Pat Dwyer Vice President, Sales. Dwyer is a proven sales leader with experience in growing national accounts through private label. He joins Phelps from Acme Food Sales where he was responsible for major private label sales for national and regional chain retailers and wholesalers including Albertsons/Safeway, Kroger, Winn-Dixie and Sprouts. Prior to Acme Food, Dwyer spent eight years at Damon Worldwide, Inc. directing business development with key grocery accounts. His sales experience spans grocery, frozen food, dairy, health and beauty and general merchandise categories. Phelps Industries, LLC is a full-service pet treat and snack manufacturing firm with 25+ years of experience selling high quality, branded, private label, and ...

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Taylor Winfield Places Senior Vice President of Story & Franchise Development at Blizzard Entertainment standard

Lydia Bottegoni Senior Vice President of Story & Franchise Development Blizzard Entertainment Lydia Bottegoni has been appointed Senior Vice President Story and Franchise Development for Blizzard Entertainment.  Bottegoni is a dynamic digital production executive bringing over 20 years of senior leadership in entertainment operations and production.  Bottegoni joins Blizzard from Sony Pictures Imageworks where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Production and Artist Management. During her 18-year tenure at Sony, Bottegoni led the digital production team for several blockbuster films including Hotel Transylvania, The Smurfs, Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs as well as critically-acclaimed Surf’s Up. Bottegoni was also the Senior Visual Effects Producer on Spider-Man as well as Spider-Man 2, the Academy Award-winner for Best Visual ...

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