Brown Jordan International Inc. (BJI) has named Jeff Leonard as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Jeff will be responsible for leading the company’s finance, accounting, and treasury organization.
Jeff is a seasoned financial executive with over 25 years of progressive experience and a proven track record of success in multiple business environments, including large public companies, private-equity owned businesses, turnarounds and rapid growth companies.
“Jeff’s demonstrated record of leadership and success will be critical to BJI as we continue to grow the company and execute our strategic vision,” said Gene Moriarty, President and CEO of BJI. “As we build on BJI’s reputation as the leading manufacturer of indoor and outdoor furniture equipment, Jeff’s breadth of experience across a variety of industries will be a welcome addition to our world-class management team.”
Before joining BJI, Jeff was the chief financial officer at The Hillman Group, a leading distributor of fasteners, key and home hardware solutions to multiple channels across North America. Prior to joining Hillman, Jeff was CFO of Baker & Taylor, a global distributor of books, entertainment and digital content, where he helped drive an improvement in profitability, execute several acquisitions, and lead a successful sale of the company.
Jeff holds a Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science from Miami University. He will be relocating to BJI’s corporate headquarters in St. Augustine, Florida.