Stephen Hullett


Financial executive with 10+ years in a CFO or VP development role. Extensive experience with budgeting, strategic planning, cash flow generation, reporting, audit/controls and mergers and acquisitions.Experience in both small and large, public and private businesses. Background in building materials, construction, manufacturing and government contracting businesses.Seeking opportunity with a company to utilize past experience and skills in an executive financial or strategy and development role.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Apr 2009

Chief Financial Officer


CFO for newly combined Cemex and Rinker South region operations with revenues of $1.3 billion following Cemex Corporation's acqusition of Rinker Materials.

  • Part of Post Merger Integration team that identified and executed $50+ million in cost reductions in first year following acquisition. 
  • Structured new finance organization to facilitate the transition of the Cemex operations onto the existing Rinker SAP business system platform, reducing headcount by 40%.
Jan 1999 - Jun 2007

Chief Financial Officer

Rinker Materials

Promoted to Chief Financial Officer for the West Region with operations in eight states generating $1.3 billion in revenues.  Business partner to West Region President with focus on driving key initiatives to maximize business performance while executing the business unit growth strategy.   Directed all financial activities including planning, budgeting, reporting, audit and controls compliance.

  • Led staff of 20 accounting/finance professionals.
  • Coordinated the joint effort of the finance organization with internal and external audit staffs to insure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Provided seamless transition in new role with no issues identified in March 2007 year-end audit review.
Jul 2003 - Oct 2006

V.P. Development

Rinker Materials

Led division's strategy and growth agenda following Rinker's $500 million acquisition of Kiewit Materials building materials business headquartered in Phoenix Arizona. 

  • Planned and led the the due diligence process on acqusitions and divestitures. 
  • Completed nine acquisitions in various markets boosting the company's aggregate reserves by 150 million tons. 
  • Successfully penetrated a new market through a $30 million acquisition of an integrated building materials business in Salem, Oregon.
Jan 1999 - Jun 2003

Chief Financial Officer

Rinker Materials

Senior financial executive in charge of Rinker's opeations in Nevada and Washington State. Supervised a staff of 10 financial/accounting professionals and oversaw a $19 million credit/collections operation.

  • Led a successful restructuring and expansion initiative that turned an $80 million business from a $3 million operating loss to $9.5 million in profit in four years.
  • Established the company's foothold within the residential building materials market through a competitor acquisition, almost doubling market share and increasing volume 40% with minor increases in overhead costs.
  • Drove business costs down 10% through implementation of a comprehensive Operational Improvement Program including $1.4 million savings in labor costs by restructuring the existing union contract and negotiation of lower-cost contracts with key suppliers.
Jan 1997 - Jan 1999

Director Commerical Business Finance

Siemens Electrocom LP
Led assimilation of US business, comprised of three business units and revenues of $70 million. Directed staff of eight professionals.
Jan 1983 - Jan 1996

Director/Manager Investor Relations / Financial Planning and Analysis

Electrocom Automation
Held various roles to become key team member that fueled growth from $50 million to $500 million in revenues. Transitioned into investor relations post IPO to oversee road show presentations, SEC filings, press and earnings releases, and annual stockholders meetings.


1991 - 1993


Dallas Baptist University
1979 - 1983




Budgeting and Planning

With work experience in various industries and markets I have developed excellent budget and planning skills used to establish demanding profit and cash flow targets.

Audit and Controls

Experienced with compliance with audit and controls initiatives directing the finance organization and working in conjuntion with internal and external audit groups.

Post merger integrations

Successful history of leading the integration of businesses post transaction from both the buy and sell prospective.

Business valuations

Extensive experience in business modeling used to establish valuations for acquisitions or divestitures.