Archive for March 12, 2015

Shariee DeCooman Announced as Corporate Controller and Treasurer of Ellwood Group, Inc.

I am pleased to announce the promotion of Shariee DeCooman to Corporate Controller and Treasurer of Ellwood Group, Inc., effective immediately. With 20 years of service, Shariee began employment at EGI as an Accountant in 1995 and was promoted to Corporate Controller in 1999.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Grove City College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Robert Morris College, graduating summa cum laude. Shariee is a life-long resident of Ellwood City, PA.

Please join me in congratulating Shariee upon her promotion.

Ben Huffman
Chief Operating Officer
Ellwood Group, Inc.

Rich Davis Announced as CFO for Ellwood Group, Inc.

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Rich Davis as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Ellwood Group, Inc., effective as soon as feasible given Rich’s Ellwood City Forge (ECF) responsibilities.

Rich will report to me and be responsible for playing a key role in developing strategic plans and providing financial leadership and direction for EGI and its subsidiaries. He will have direct oversight for EGI’s Finance/Accounting and Information Technology Departments and indirect oversight of similar functions as the Business Units.

Since 2007, Rich as has served as Director of Finance at ECF and was heavily involved with the 2014 acquisition of Ellwood Ohio Machine. He previously worked as Controller for Ellwood National Forge from 2005-2006 and as Assistant Controller and Senior Cost Analyst at Ellwood Quality Steels from 1997-2004.

Rich holds both a Master’s of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Youngstown State University, where he majored in Accounting. Rich and his wife, Paula, and their three children reside in Poland, Ohio.

Please join me in congratulating Rich in his new job.

David Barensfeld
President & CEO
Ellwood Group, Inc.