Turtle & Hughes Appoints Karen Barcellona as Compliance Officer

posted Monday Mar 25, 2019 by TURTLE & HUGHES in Corporate Announcements

A long-time Turtle & Hughes employee, Karen Barcellona, has been appointed the company’s Compliance Officer. She will be responsible for ensuring all employees adhere to regulatory requirements and internal policies.

“For close to 100 years, we have built our business by being a trusted partner and advisor to our customers,” said Jayne Millard, Chairman and Co-CEO. “Karen has dedicated almost 35 years to Turtle and has a stellar reputation as an honorable and ethical member of our team. We look forward to her continued contributions as she advances our culture of compliance.”

For the past 25 years, Barcellona has served as Regional Credit Manager and has an extensive understanding of the organization’s operations, as well as its accounting procedures. In addition to her new responsibilities, Barcellona will continue to play a key role in the management of the company’s credit function while working with a recently expanded staff.

Over her long career, Barcellona has accrued a deep knowledge of business and construction law, and accounting including credit, collections and liens. In addition, she is a member of the Turtle & Hughes ESOP Committee and has served as chairperson for the NY/NJ/PA chapter of the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) now called Credit2b.

Established in 1923, Turtle & Hughes is family- and employee-owned. It services the industrial, construction, commercial, electrical contracting, export and utility markets. Its division, Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) has proven its leadership in the industrial supply market by partnering with FORTUNE 100 companies to reduce their total cost of ownership. For over 25 years, Turtle & Hughes has been a certified women-owned business. Turtle & Hughes is headquartered in Linden, NJ, with branch offices in: Linden, Bridgewater, Plainfield, Pleasantville and Whippany, NJ; Hauppauge, Manhattan, and Newburgh, NY; Houston and Port Lavaca, TX; Milford, CT; Levittown, PA; Huntington Beach, Los Angeles and Ontario, CA; Randolph, MA; and Geismar, LA.

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