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Limbach Holdings has announced the appointment of Jayme Brooks as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Oct. 1.
Brooks replaces John Jordan and will report directly to CEO Charlie Bacon while also serving as a member of the executive committee. She will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, as well as managing the tax, internal audit, and treasury functions.
“I am delighted to join Limbach at this exciting time," Brooks commented. "I believe the potential for growth and shareholder value creation is excellent given Limbach’s growing service segment, historic highs for backlog and overall business expansion. I look forward to partnering with the experienced executive team to realize the vision of Limbach becoming the 1st Choice integrated building systems firm in the United States.”
“We are excited to have Jayme join Limbach," Bacon added. "With her extensive public company experience as the Chief Financial Officer, as well as the Chief Accounting Officer of her previous firm, our Board of Directors and Management believe we have selected the right person to be front and center with me and our other senior executives, as we execute our growth plan. She has extensive experience in cash optimization, controlling expenses and leading efforts to raise capital. John will be staying on for a short transition period to assist Jayme in her new role. I also want to acknowledge John for being a great team player. He was instrumental in helping us take Limbach public and worked through some challenging periods moving from being a private enterprise to the public market. He is a true professional.”
Brooks previously held a number of positions at Capstone Turbine Corp., most recently serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer. She joined Capstone in September 2005 and, in addition to her most recent position, she served in various roles including chief financial officer and chief accounting officer (April 2015 to September 2019); vice president of finance and chief accounting officer (November 2008 to April 2015); vice president of financial planning and analysis (February 2008 to November 2008); and director of financial reporting (September 2005 to February 2008).
Prior to joining Capstone, Brooks was vice president and controller of Computer Patent Annuities North America LLC, a company providing solutions for intellectual property management, including renewal services, software tools and portfolio management. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in business economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Brooks is a Certified Public Accountant (active) licensed in California and a member of Financial Executives International.