Press Release.


Morgan Samuels Places Thomas J. Garcia As VP, Finance and CFO at Safway Atlantic

September 10, 2012 – Morgan Samuels, a leading human capital consulting firm that provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent, today announced the placement of Thomas J. Garcia as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Safway Atlantic.  In this role, Mr. Garcia will be responsible for providing financial leadership and strategic vision for Safway Atlantic while working closely with the President and the Executive Management Team as the company continues its growth trajectory.

Safway Atlantic is part of OIP Holdings, and is one component of Safway Services. Combined, Safway Services, along with Safway Canada are among the largest scaffold providers in North America.  Safway sells and rents scaffolding and provides labor services involving the erection and dismantling of scaffolding.  Safway operates out of a network of approximately 80 branches, 70 in the US and ten in Canada. Safway’s customers range from Fortune 500 companies to local contractors. OIP Holdings’ revenues are approximately $900 million, and Safway Atlantic’s revenues are approximately $100 million.

Mr. Garcia had most recently been the Senior Vice President and Controller at Hunter Roberts Construction Group.  Previously, Mr. Garcia was the Vice President and Senior Controller at Turner Construction Company.  Mr. Garcia received his BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.  “It was a pleasure to partner with Safway on this critical placement and I have complete confidence in Thomas, and know he will make an outstanding contribution at Safway Atlantic,” said Martin Hewett, a Partner with Morgan Samuels who led this search for Safway Atlantic.  Martin Hewett is the practice leader for the Aerospace, Defense, and Industrial sectors at Morgan Samuels.

About Morgan Samuels

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients realize their vision by identifying and solving their most mission critical human capital imperatives. For over 45 years the firm has created and implemented breakthrough human capital strategies that impact companies at the organizational, team and individual levels.

Complementing its core competency in retained executive search, Morgan Samuels offers additional results-driven consulting solutions designed to unleash the power of human capital and revolutionize leadership performance. Whether it’s through identifying, attracting and acquiring best-in-class talent, or developing, equipping and retaining existing critical talent, Morgan Samuels enables its clients to truly innovate, accelerate, and transform – not just perform.