Nystrom Inc. names Gretchen Kelly as new CFO

gretchenMinneapolis, Minn. – Gretchen Kelly was named chief financial officer of Nystrom Inc., a global supplier of complementary products and services for commercial building, effective October 1. Kelly has extensive experience leading the construction and real estate industry niche and managing accounting, tax and consulting services for firms within the construction industry.

A trusted name in the commercial building industry for more than 60 years, Nystrom supplies the miscellaneous and specialty components essential to building projects, such as roof hatches, smoke vents, louvers and access doors. Kelly will be responsible for developing strategies to ensure continued financial success and growth, as well as for overseeing financial structures, controls and reporting for the company.

“Gretchen has exceptional experience in driving fiscal success in the highly competitive construction industry,” said Sue Thomas, CEO of Nystrom. “We are confident her deep industry expertise and community ties will boost Nystrom’s industry position and strong financial standing, as well as help drive our continued commitment to first-rate customer service.”

In addition to her role at Nystrom, Kelly serves on the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Executive Committee, chairs the ICCIFP Test Administration Committee and is treasurer of the Twin Cities Chapter of CFMA. She is a member of the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Prior to joining Nystrom, Gretchen was a partner and client service manager for HLB Tautges Redpath, a firm specializing in tax and accounting for the construction and real estate industries.

For more information, contact:

Sandy McWilliams
Nystrom Inc.

About Nystrom Inc.

Nystrom Inc. is a global supplier of complementary building products and services which include miscellaneous and specialty construction items: Roof Hatches, Smoke Vents, Access Doors, Fire Safety, Stair Treads and Nosings, Expansion Joint Systems, Louvers, Floor Doors, Wall & Door protection and Entrance Flooring Systems. Nystrom partners with clients to simplify and streamline workflows, taking the hassle out of specifying and procuring. Key customers have direct access to people who immediately take care of their needs and take full responsibility for the process from beginning to end. As an earlier adopter of Autodesk® Revit® Building Information Modeling (BIM), Nystrom delivers the right information and the right support to improve client productivity and profitability.