Mike Welch, has joined Foss Maritime Company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Prior to joining Foss, Welch was Vice President of Finance at Esterline Control & Communication Systems, where he oversaw the financial performance of five business units, managing roughly $350 million in sales.
“I’m really looking forward to having Mike on our team,” said John Parrott, President and CEO of Foss Maritime. “We were impressed with his work at Esterline and are excited to have him on board.”
Welch started his career in public accounting at a firm in Detroit, Michigan – his home state. He relocated to Washington State in 2002 and joined Washington Mutual as a Senior Analyst, then joined Esterline in 2004.
Along with a commitment to safeguarding company financials while building and supporting strong teams, he is also focused on operating with the customer in mind.
“It is important that we all focus on adding value for our customers,” said Welch. “The finance team and myself are committed to supporting our customers, both internal and external, with high quality work and drive for continuous improvement.”