Industry News | July 3, 2013
New Guckenheimer CFO Focuses on Growth
Guckenheimer named Steve Selcer as chief financial officer. In his new role, Selcer will position Guckenheimer for continued expansion as the specialty foodservice firm enhances its wellness offerings and presence for future and existing corporate clients.
With more than 20 years of corporate executive experience, Selcer brings a wealth of experience in business intelligence solutions, organizational leadership, and growing businesses in the food industry. The finance, accounting, human resources, procurement, and IT departments will report directly to Selcer.
“Steve’s experience as a seasoned CFO, with extensive expertise growing companies in the hospitality and foodservice industries, is an excellent fit with our growth plans for Guckenheimer as we continue to expand our offerings of workplace wellness,” says Randall Boyd, Guckenheimer CEO.
In 1999, Selcer became CFO for Worldwide Restaurant Concepts, a 400-unit restaurant group that operates multiple brands in 11 countries. Selcer joined Oakwood Worldwide in 2000 as SVP and CFO where he was actively involved in the operating organization as a member of the senior executive team. During his tenure at Oakwood, he later served as chief operating officer and as a result of his achievements was named CFO of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2007. Most recently, Selcer advised clients within the hospitality/leisure, consumer product/manufacturing, and amusement sectors as a Managing Partner at SelWeis.
In addition to a CPA, Selcer holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and Master’s in Taxation both from the University of Southern California.
Selcer’s announcement follows the recent news of Guckenheimer’s Blue Glass Café and corporate dining facilities at Google San Francisco, Clorox, and Union Pacific becoming the first contract foodservice operations in the nation to achieve REAL Certification from The United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) for nutrition and sustainability practices.
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