McCarthy Bertschy Recruits CFO to United Generations


McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Ms. Maria Fiore recently joined United Generations, LLC as Chief Financial Officer. She also serves as Chief Financial Officer for two United Generations portfolio companies - United Conveyor Corporation and the Pangborn Group. Maria reports directly to Mr. Doug Basler, Chairman of United Generations, LLC, and is based at the company's headquarters in Waukegan, IL.

Maria joins United Generations from Encyclopedia Britannica, a global technology leader in digital curriculum education products. Prior to this she was the CFO and VP of Global Strategic Planning at NCH Marketing Services, a global marketing and financial services business that is a portfolio company of MacAndrews & Forbes. Maria spent her early career at Deloitte & Touche and at Ford Motor Company in South Africa, where she progressed through multiple roles in Tax, Controllership, Treasury and Affiliate Financing.

Maria received a Bachelor of Accounting Science and a Certificate in Advanced Taxation, International Business, Trade and Tax Law (MBA equivalent) from The University of South Africa.  

Please join us in extending warmest congratulations to Maria.


About United Generations, LLC, United Conveyor Corporation and the Pangborn Group

United Generations, LLC (UG), headquartered in Waukegan, IL, is a privately-held, family holding company, formed to make long-term investments in highly-engineered, mission-critical product and services-based businesses in the Power Generation & Distribution, Oil & Gas, and Industrial Equipment industries.  Together with its long-term investment strategy, UG differentiates itself from financial buyers by leveraging an operating approach to running businesses.

United Conveyor Corporation (UCC) is a global leader in environmental solutions for material handling and air pollution control technologies in power generation and is located in Waukegan, IL.  The Pangborn Group designs, manufactures and services shot blast and surface preparation machines and related products for a range of industries, including foundry and forge, metalworking and descaling, automotive and heavy truck, ship and rail, defense and energy. Pangborn is headquartered in Fairburn, GA with global offices in Germany, Italy, China, and the UK.

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