Santa Fe Springs, Calif.—Galleher, a top-20 distributor, has expanded its financial management team with the addition of Mark Schauwecker as director of financial planning and analysis.
Schauwecker brings years of financial expertise to Galleher. Throughout his career, he held a variety of financial planning management roles at companies like AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Mallinckrodt/Therakos. Most recently he served as director of financial planning and analysis for foundation building materials, a national building materials distribution business with $3.8 billion in revenue.
Schauwecker’s appointment comes on the heels of Galleher’s significant growth of late. According to the company, 2021 sales reached $335 million, representing more than a 50% growth rate over 2020 through organic sales and strategic acquisitions that expanded Galleher’s footprint to include 36 branches in seven states.
“Galleher’s significant growth in revenue and geographic expansion increased the complexity of our financial planning needs,” said Jim Whitney, chief financial officer, Galleher. “Mark brings a level of expertise and experience that will help us not only manage our recent growth but set us up for continued growth and expansion going forward. We are excited to add someone with Mark’s financial management expertise and pedigree to our team.”
Schauwecker said he was extremely impressed with Galleher’s rapid growth rate and the sophistication of the current Galleher finance team. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to become part of this team and begin to contribute to their continued success and expansion.”