DES MOINES, Iowa – Neumann Brothers, Inc. is proud to welcome Jeff Charlson as Chief Financial Officer. Jeff joins the company with over 20 years of service in the Des Moines area construction industry. He will apply his critical thinking skills and financial acumen to implement the strategies of the company while providing leadership council to senior management, including the CEO. Charlson is a CPA with extensive knowledge of the construction industry.
“Neumann Brothers’ core values resonate with me at a personal and professional level and the leadership of the business consistently exhibits those values. I feel we have a great synergy” said Jeff. “I hope to serve all the stakeholders of the company resulting in an integrated, outstanding experience for our clients, our employees and our vendor partners.”
Throughout the last 25 years Jeff has held various positions in the construction, manufacturing and heavy equipment industries including Treasurer, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Before moving into the private sector, Jeff was an Audit Senior for Neumann Brothers’ CPA firm and served on the audit team. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting from Iowa State University and became a licensed CPA in 1994. Early on he recognized the value of membership in the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and served in leadership for the Iowa Chapter of Construction Financial Managers Association.
“Jeff Charlson is genuine. He works for the highest quality, exhibits care in his work and relationships and he exemplifies craftsmanship” commented President & CEO, Mike Simpson. “Though he is not a builder of structures, he is a builder of our future.”
Charlson will be an active leader and mentor throughout the company. His experience, motivation, objectivity and passion will allow him to assist all employees to produce superior results by helping each person better utilize their strengths to support the company. Jeff has a broad understanding and application of risks and opportunities in our industry. He will be able to interact with third parties regarding the financial viability of the company to deliver on our brand and promises. We are excited to have Jeff join us as CFO and we believe he will be a catalyst for the opportunities Neumann is poised to take.