Alan has been Chief Financial Officer at Pace Electronics since 2001 and is responsible for overall financial guidance of the company and identifying opportunities to improve profitability, evaluate expansion opportunities, and provide analysis and projections. Prior to joining Pace, Alan was a controller at a small electronics contract manufacturing company in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. From there, he worked to obtain his CPA license and began his career in a small local public accounting firm. In 1995, Alan joined Mengel Metzger Barr & Co., a large regional accounting firm, as a senior accountant in the audit department. It is there, while specializing in audits of manufacturing companies that Alan began to develop his real-world business skills.
Upon joining Pace, Alan’s initial focus was to bring stability to the accounting department, as well as improve the company’s balance sheet. In his daily capacity, he handles banking relationships, daily cash management, vendor selection/negotiation and day-to-day operational decisions. He also manages logistics, has responsibility for a key customer and oversees the purchasing department. Alan has been key in managing Pace’s company growth from $20 million in 2001 to more than $40 million today. While at Pace, Alan has been involved in policy decisions and implementations. He has also negotiated joint venture agreements and the sale of Pace’s Canadian Sensor Manufacturing Division.
Alan lives in Webster, NY, with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children, Nicholas, Alicia and Jonathan. He is an avid baseball fan, coaching his youngest son. The family also likes to travel and spend quality time together.