Components supplier Hickory Springs Mfg. Co., with headquarters in Hickory, N.C., has promoted Valerie Reid to chief financial officer. She replaces Stephen Ellis, who has left the company. Reid reports to Dave Colburn, Hickory Springs president and chief executive officer.
“I am delighted to welcome Valerie to her new position,” Colburn said. “Her proven track record as an instrumental member of our finance team and her personal strengths and attributes instill confidence in her ability to keep Hickory Springs on a solid financial footing as we seize new opportunities to move and grow in new directions.”
Reid has more than 14 years of experience with Hickory Springs, serving most recently as corporate assistant treasurer. Other positions she has held at the company include finance director, corporate controller, director of treasury and analysis, and senior accountant.
Reid is a licensed certified public accountant and a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Pubic Accountants.