McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Brian McTasney as Chief Financial Officer at Gathr Outdoors. Brian will directly impact a private equity-sponsored portfolio of companies that are poised for substantial growth. He will be a key member of the Gathr leadership “team of champions,” directly supervising the finance, accounting, and information technology functions. His primary responsibilities will include modernizing IT operations, developing merger and acquisition diligence, managing post-acquisition integration, and overseeing the monthly close process at the corporate level for all portfolio companies. Brian is an inspirational leader with proven success across various industries. He previously served as CFO at Stylecraft Home Collection Inc and as CFO and President at Porcelain Industries. Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma, an MBA from Belmont University, and he currently holds certifications as a CPA and CGMA. Gathr Outdoors, a portfolio company of Centre Partners, is a fast-growing, diversified global company that designs and manufactures outdoor products and sporting goods. Each of Gathr’s core business platforms is the recognized leader of its respective market and a trusted partner to some of the world’s most recognizable brands and retailers. Each segment is tasked with providing industry-leading product development, engineering, design, and customer support to its worldwide customer base. For over 35 years, Centre Partners has been an investor of choice for entrepreneurs, founders, and family-owned businesses. With $2 billion in invested capital, 89 platform companies, and over 175 add-on acquisitions, Centre Partners works diligently with its management teams to help them formulate strategic financial and operational plans that drive growth and enhance profits. During implementation, the organization makes the resources of its powerful network available to help management teams achieve their goals and create value. This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Director Anne Terry, and Executive Recruiter CJ Shook.
McDermott + Bull Places Chief Financial Officer, Gathr Outdoors
by McDermott + Bull | Jan 20, 2023 | Anne Terry, Chris Bull, Chris Bull Placement Announcement, CJ Shook, Industrial, Manufacturing, + Distribution, Industrial, Manufacturing, + Distribution Placement Announcement, Placement Announcement