COO Moves this week include:
|YMCA of the USA||Comtech Telecommunications Corp.||Fuzzy’s Taco Shop|
|Stericycle, Inc.||MineralTree||MedEvolve, Inc.|
|RevSpring||Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.||Parsley Energy, Inc.|
|PMMC||TextUs||HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.|
|New York Mortgage Trust, Inc.||Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc.|
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YMCA of the USA [CHICAGO, IL] has appointed Paul McEntire as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. McEntire comes to Y-USA from the YMCA of Greater Houston, where he served as President and CEO for the past four years. McEntire joined the Houston Y in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer. Before going to Houston, McEntire served in several leadership roles with the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast in Jacksonville, including President and CEO from 2007 to 2011.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. [MELVILLE, NY] (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced that Michael Porcelain, the Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Porcelain has been Senior Vice President and CFO of Comtech since March 2006 and was previously Vice President of Finance and Internal Audit of Comtech from 2002 to March 2006. Prior to joining Comtech, Porcelain was Director of Corporate Profit and Business Planning for Symbol Technologies. Previously, Porcelain spent five years in public accounting holding various positions, including Manager in the Transaction Advisory Services Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop [FORT WORTH, TX] has named David Catalano as Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Catalano was COO at Logan’s Roadhouse. Catalano has also held senior leadership roles at Hard Rock Café and TGI Friday’s along with being the first franchisee of Twin Peaks.
Stericycle, Inc. [LAKE FOREST, IL] (NASDAQ: SRCL) announced that Cindy J. Miller has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer effective October 1st. Miller is joining Stericycle after a successful career at UPS, where she worked her way up the organization from driver to senior executive. Most recently, Miller served as President of Global Freight Forwarding. Prior to that role, Miller served as President of UPS’ European Region and as Managing Director for several global and U.S. operating regions. Brent Arnold, Stericycle’s current Chief Operating Officer, will be leaving the company by the end of the year.
MineralTree [CAMBRIDGE, MA] announced the hiring of Micah Remley as COO. Remley joins MineralTree from Boston-based EnerNOC, where he was most recently the Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Energy Intelligence software business.
MedEvolve, Inc. [LITTLE ROCK, AR] has announced that Craig Haskin has joined the company’s executive leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. In his executive career, Haskin has served as senior vice president of Access Healthcare Services; general manager of Wipro Technologies US Retail; principal leader and vice president of Computer Sciences Corporation; vice president and general manager at ACS/Xerox; and director and general manager at Perot Systems/Dell.
RevSpring [LIVONIA, MI] announced that Steve Towle has joined RevSpring as President and Chief Operating Officer. Towle’s experience includes senior leadership roles as CEO and Chairman of the Board at Boston Financial Data Systems, Executive Vice President and Head of Financial Services at DST Systems, President and CEO at DST Customer Communications and Principal at Scudder, Stevens and Clark.
Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ] (NASDAQ: EGRX) announced that the Company has approved the appointment of David Pernock to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective as of September 1, 2018. In addition to his new role as Chief Operating Officer, Pernock will continue to serve as the Company’s President. Pernock has served as President and Chief Commercial Officer of the Company since January 2017. Previously, Pernock served as a member of Eagle’s Board of Directors from April 2015 to January 2017.
Parsley Energy, Inc. [AUSTIN, TX] (NYSE: PE) announced the appointment of David Dell‘Osso as Executive Vice President—Chief Operating Officer. Dell’Osso will succeed Matt Gallagher, who will remain President of the Company until his previously announced appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, which is expected to occur on January 1, 2019. Prior to joining Parsley, Dell’Osso was employed by Southwestern Energy Company, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Northeast Appalachia Division.
PMMC [CHARLOTTE, NC] announced that Jeff Stovall has been selected as the first Chief Operating Officer. Stovall is currently the City of Charlotte’s chief information officer, a role which he has held since 2008.
HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. [ASHEVILLE, NC] (NASDAQ: HTBI) the holding company of HomeTrust Bank, announced that C. Hunter Westbrook will assume the position of Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of both the Company and the Bank effective October 1, 2018. Westbrook joined HTB in 2012 as Chief Banking Officer. Prior to joining HomeTrust Bank, Westbrook served as President and CEO of two community banks, and his primary prior experience was serving for over 20 years in various senior level positions with TCF Bank and its parent, TCF Financial Corporation.
New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. [NEW YORK] (NASDAQ: NYMT) announced the promotion of Nathan Reese to Chief Operating Officer, a newly created role at the Company. Reese has been with the Company since 2004 and has served as a Managing Director since 2016 and as an executive officer of the Company since 2009.
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. [NEW YORK] (NYSE: ANW) announced the appointment of Kostas Polydakis to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Polydakis is serving on the Company’s Management Committee, along with the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, and the Company’s Global Director of Supply and Trading. Polydakis has more than 20 years of experience in the shipping industry, including nearly 12 years at Aegean. Prior to his appointment as the Company’s COO, Polydakis served as Managing Director of Shipping.