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Southland Industries Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

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Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) building systems experts, recently welcomed Kevin J. Coghlan as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Mr. Coghlan brings a wealth of experience to Southland, an AGC member in California and Metropolitan Washington D.C., that will be used to enhance the company’s current operations as well as future strategic growth efforts. 

"Kevin’s extensive background in developing and executing strategy, mergers and acquisitions, as well as financial planning and analysis will be integral to the success of our aggressive business plan. I am excited that he has joined us at Southland and very confident in his ability to direct our financial efforts and collaborate with our business leaders to meet both our short and long term goals," stated Southland Industries CEO Ted Lynch.

Mr. Coghlan brings over 29 years of financial and business management expertise to his new role as CFO of Southland Industries. Most recently, he served as CFO of a $325 million US-based manufacturer of industrial equipment where he was responsible for directing the company’s worldwide finance and accounting functions. He has broad experience in both private equity and public companies that ranges from finance and general management to marketing and business development. Mr. Coghlan has a bachelor's degree in finance and economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s of business administration with concentrations in finance and accounting from Penn State University. 

About Southland 
Founded in 1949, Southland Industries provides innovative yet practical solutions through a holistic approach to building performance. Advocating a design-build-maintain model, Southland specializes in the design, construction, and service of mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, automation and controls systems, as well as comprehensive energy services needs. Offering standalone services as well as integrated solutions, Southland’s in-house experts remain connected, sharing knowledge and information in order to produce the results that have earned Southland its unmatched reputation as one of the top design-builders in the nation. For information, please visit

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Associated General Contractors of America
2300 Wilson Blvd, Suite 300
Arlington, VA, USA
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