McCarthy Bertschy Recruits Chief Financial Officer to Sasser Family Holdings

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Ms. Sue Buchanan has joined Sasser Family Holdings (SFH) as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Sue reports to the Chief Executive Officer of SFH, Mr. Jeff Walsh, and is located at the company’s headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.  


Sue most recently was the Chief Financial Officer of Carus Group Inc., a privately-held environmental company that produces and supplies products, equipment and services for water treatment, soil remediation and air purification.  Prior to this she served in a series of increasingly responsible finance and accounting roles at Nalco Company/Ecolab.  Sue spent the early part of her career at Duchossois Industries and Navistar Financial Corporation. 


She received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Elmhurst College and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.           

Please join us in extending warmest congratulations to Sue.


About Sasser Family Holdings

Sasser Family Holdings is a privately-held, fourth-generation, family-owned transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928.  Subsidiary business units and investments include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., Union Leasing Inc., CF Rail Services LLC, CF Asia Pacific Group PTY Ltd, NxGen Rail Services, and Xcēd Aviation Services. The subsidiary units are leaders in providing customer-focused rail, aviation ground support, and vehicle transportation equipment solutions, including asset leasing, repair and maintenance, fleet administration management, and innovative rail technology services throughout North America and Australia.

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About McCarthy Bertschy & Associates

McCarthy Bertschy & Associates is a generalist retained search firm with a client base of public and private companies, as well as private equity firms and their portfolio companies.  Our search portfolio is a broad mix of VP and C-level general management and functional leadership roles across diverse industry areas including Industrial, Financial Services/Insurance, Consumer Goods, Business Services and Healthcare.  Headquartered in Chicago, we conduct searches nationally, with a proven track record of successful outcomes. 

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