December 17th, 2019

PORTLAND, OR – TEC Equipment is pleased to announce Kelly Knox as the newest member of its Leadership Team.  Kelly joins the TEC family as the new Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will lead all aspects of the Company’s Finance, Accounting, Treasury, and IT functions.

Kelly Knox CFO

With 17 years of progressively-responsible financial leadership, Kelly brings a strong skill-set and base of experience to this new opportunity, including, most recently, serving as Vice President of Finance, and Business Unit CFO, for FLIR Systems, Inc. 

As noted by TEC’s VP and COO, Greg Schuttenhelm, “At TEC, it is a cultural cornerstone and strategic advantage to attract and retain the best people.  Kelly Knox, over his career leading to TEC, has established himself as an elite business partner. His focus on teamwork, financial health and business excellence aligns perfectly with TEC and will help position us for continued growth and progress toward our Vision and Mission”. 

Kelly shares TEC’s business values, recognizing the benefits of combining an entrepreneurial spirit, with a team orientation and customer focus, adding that “TEC has an impressive history and a bright future. I am honored to join the team and look forward to positively contributing to the Company’s strategic priorities and continued growth. I’m excited for the opportunity to bring my background and skills to work to help the TEC achieve greater results for our people and our customers”.

A graduate of Oregon State University with a B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting, Kelly also holds certifications as an Oregon CPA and Certified Treasury Professional.