(PRWEB) December 05, 2012
Acorn Growth Companies, a global private equity firm focused on aerospace & defense, announced that Dale Jordan has joined the firm as its new vice president of finance. Jordan brings more than 27 years of executive management, accounting and finance experience, primarily with high growth enterprises including more than 30 international acquisitions representing over $500 million in debt and equity financing.
“We are very pleased Dale has joined our executive team in this newly created capacity in our finance department,” said Acorn partner Jeff Davis. “He brings extensive mergers and acquisition experience to our organization and he will play an instrumental role within the organization as we continue to grow our aerospace investment portfolio.”
Reporting to Jeff Morton, CFO, Jordan will oversee the financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, and other accounting-related functions of the organization. He will also play a significant role in leading the organization’s collaboration and integration of current and future acquisitions.
“It is gratifying to join an organization experiencing such explosive growth in an exciting sector, such as aerospace & defense,” stated Jordan. “I look forward to meeting the challenging demands of this position and leading the accounting and finance teams towards our goals.”
Prior to joining AGC, Jordan served as CFO of Advanced Academics, one of the leading providers of online education for public school students in the United States. His experience also includes financial leadership positions in technology, manufacturing and aviation related businesses. Jordan started his career as an accountant at Arthur Andersen. He is a certified public accountant in Texas and Oklahoma and a graduate of Texas Christian University.
About Acorn Growth Companies
Acorn Growth Companies owns and/or controls investments under the brand AGC Aerospace & Defense, which is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services that support key commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio range from financing, engineering, and integration services to manufacturing, logistics, and aircraft modifications. AGC Aerospace & Defense is organized into four operating groups: Composites, Finance, Integrated Defense, and Services.
For additional information about Acorn Growth Companies, please visit http://www.acorngrowthcompanies.com.
Johnny Lantz, Director of Marketing & Communications
AGC Aerospace & Defense
Phone: (405) 737-2676 ext. 2012