Industrial Project Innovation (IPI) announced that it has welcomed Brent Cooler to the team as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Brent will be based at the home office in Greenville, South Carolina.

Brent has over 15 years of accounting experience in various industries. Previously, he held roles at Clear Touch Interactive as CFO, 1st Franklin Financial Corporation as VP of Internal Audit, World Acceptance Corporation as VP of Accounting, Computer Software Innovations, Inc. as Corporate Controller, and Deloitte and Touche as a Senior Auditor. He has a strong background in audit, taxes, reporting and compliance, internal controls and financial forecasts. In his new role as CFO at IPI, Brent will provide leadership and direction for the company’s financial activities and offer strategic recommendations to executive management.

IPI Owner and Business Manager Kevin Ball asserted, “We are excited to have Brent join the company.  Having his finance and accounting expertise to guide our strategies and decisions will be important as our operations continue to expand.”

Brent is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management with a Specialization in International Business. Brent studied abroad at the Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he focused on Spanish and International Business. He also completed the AFSA Leadership Development Program through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Brent will be a valuable asset to IPI based on his experience and alignment with our core values and culture. We are excited to have him on our team and look forward to tremendous growth in years to come. We would like to extend a warm welcome to Brent and wish him success in his new role.