Based on Piscataway Solidia Technologies said on Tuesday that Kathleen Walton, an expert in investment banking, operations and business growth, had been named chief financial officer.
A specialist in mergers and acquisitions, securities and scaling innovation, Walton brings more than two decades of executive management and advisory experience, helping to position disruptors in a variety of industries including cleantech for concrete manufacturing, consumer fintech, food and agriculture, and private equity. -supported marketing services.
“I am thrilled to join the Solidia leadership team at this exciting commercialization stage to help grow the company and elevate the global building materials industry with sustainable technologies,” said Walton. “Scaling industry disruptive innovations requires working efficiently, optimizing time and resources, evolving internally and pivoting seamlessly as market growth opportunities and new applications arise.”
Solidia is a leading provider of decarbonization technologies and sustainable solutions for the construction and building materials industries. Walton joins the company from NITROcrete LLC, a technology services provider to the concrete industry originally backed by Mantucket Capital. During her tenure, she professionalized operations, opened subsidiaries in Mexico and Brazil, raised debt capital, restructured over $15 million in debt, reduced costs and executed a 363 sale to a strategic investor. .
Prior to that, as director of KCoe Isom, an accounting and consulting firm with 15 locations across the United States and nearly 400 employees, she built a strategic finance group that included investment banking. She has provided CFO services to clients in various industries, advising them on growth strategies and capitalization issues. She was elected to the partnership’s board of directors within two years of joining the firm and elected president a year later. Walton has also served as a director of two private equity firms and practiced corporate law in Chicago.
“Kathleen has dedicated her career to increasing operational efficiency and financial security across all industries, including emerging technology sectors, and we are very grateful to have her as a member of our leadership team,” said the CEO of Solidia, Russell Hill. “Solidia is the right technology at the right time. With Kathleen on board, we are even better positioned to accelerate to market and usher in the next generation of sustainable building materials.