Scott Jackson is the Chief Executive Officer and President of FloWorks since January 2019 and is the leader of the various FloWorks divisions which are industry recognized leaders in the supply of industrial pipe, fittings, and flanges as well as manual and automated valves. Mr. Jackson was promoted to President of FloWorks on November 1 of 2017. Prior to that Mr. Jackson was President of the V&A (Valves & Automation) Division of FloWorks where he handled the leadership and P&L aspects of Sunbelt Supply Co. and Major Inc. Mr. Jackson joined FloWorks in 2014 as Director, Strategic Projects and led strategic initiatives for FloWorks, including the establishment of a joint venture in China and a new branches in Saudi Arabia and Canada. Prior to joining FloWorks, Mr. Jackson delivered consulting services to Fortune 500 companies focused on the Oil & Gas Industry via Boston Consulting Group. From 2004-2009 Mr. Jackson was an Offensive Lineman for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texans of the National Football League.
Mr. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Virginia.
Suzanne Mailes-Dineff has served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of FloWorks since 2014. Ms. Mailes-Dineff is responsible for a broad array of legal services furnished to FloWorks and its subsidiaries across its global portfolio, and has extensive experience in corporate, transactional, real estate and intellectual property matters. Prior to her current role, she was Senior Corporate Counsel for our company. Ms. Mailes-Dineff possesses over 30 years of combined legal experience, beginning as a paralegal before proceeding to law school. She has worked in law firms and corporate legal departments including Cooper Industries, EDP Renewables North America, Crescent Real Estate Equities, Ltd., Service Corporation International and Mothers Against Drunk Driving National Office.
Ms. Mailes-Dineff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from La Roche College. She received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law. She is also a certified mediator.
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Kevin Teague was named Chief Information Officer in 2016. He has overall responsibility for our Information System environment with a focus on operating stability, automation of applications, end customer integration, and improved user enablement. In his previous role he focused on improving usability of our systems as Director, Business Process Automation for the company. Mr. Teague has extensive information technology management experience. Prior to joining our company he served as Global Director-SAP Implementation for Tyco Valves and Controls where he was responsible for the implementation portion of a global SAP rollout. At Tyco he also served as VP, Information Systems-Americas where he managed the entire Information systems organization and played a key role in the integration of several acquisitions.
Larry Feld has served as Chairman, for the Sunbelt Supply Co. since 2015. In this role, Mr. Feld advises our CEO on key customer and vendor account relationships. He also remains involved with MRO contracts, large capital projects, and decisions related to inventory. Prior to his current role, Mr. Feld served as President of Sunbelt Supply Co. Mr. Feld is the founder of Sunbelt Supply Co. serving as its CEO beginning in 1978.
Mr. Feld has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. also from the University of Texas at Austin.
Joao Vaz is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Floworks since January 2019. Prior to that role, Mr. Vaz Senior Vice President, Finance in 2018, on March 1 of 2018 and then promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on January 30, 2019. Mr. Vaz previously held the roles of Senior Vice President, Finance in March 2018, and Vice President, Finance and Strategic Initiatives in November 2017. He joined Floworks in 2013 as V&A Division Controller, and then became responsible for the financial planning and analysis of overall FloWorks in 2015. He is responsible for all financial, accounting and tax matters, and had been instrumental in the development and management of FloWorks’ strategic initiatives in its international and domestic locations. He has over 15 years of industrial experience with increasing leadership positions in finance and operations. Prior to joining Sunbelt, Mr. Vaz served in a number of roles at Tyco International for nine years, leading to overall finance and operational responsibilities for Tyco Valves Brazil where he managed its manufacturing and distribution businesses.
Mr. Vaz holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica MG, Brazil and an MBA from Texas A&M University.