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United Services Group welcomes new Chief Financial Officer

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 12, 2017) – Josh Armstrong, Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer, and Stephen Gillman, Co-Owner and Chief Operating Officer, of United Services Group, are pleased to welcome and announce Michael Holt as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

In his new role with United Services Group, Michael will oversee the financial and accounting operations of United Services Group and its subsidiaries. He brings more than 40 years of finance, accounting, leadership, and executive management experience to his role within the company. He has built a career reputation as a financial leader in the manufacturing industry.

Josh Armstrong had high praise for Michael, “As sharp as he is a financial expert, he is an even better person. He fits seamlessly with our team and his business expertise will help to take us to new heights. We are happy to have him a part of the future growth of United Services Group.”

Michael joins United Services Group after successful stints building Kaplan CFO Solutions and Cha Technologies, Inc. (CTI) While as an Engagement Partner with Kaplan, Michael helped build a network of Chief Financial Officers who work side-by-side with small- to mid-sized business owners along the eastern United States.

Prior to his success with Kaplan, Michael spent 17 years as the Chief Financial Officer at CTI, a textile conglomerate involved in manufacturing, research, and international trade consisting of eight companies throughout various countries. He oversaw all accounting, financial, tax and human resources tasks for the entire company and its subsidiaries. During his career, Michael negotiated the purchase and sale of numerous subsidiaries for the company.  Additionally, he took the financial role in the formation and start-up of subsidiaries in China, Canada, Brazil, and Australia.

“Michael has had built his career on financial successes in every position he has held”, Stephen Gillman said. “Michael’s addition to our management team will strengthen everything we do from a financial standpoint. He is a tremendous addition to our team and we are pleased to have him aboard.”

A native of Tennessee, Michael is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He holds accreditations as a Certified Public Account from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Associations of Certified Valuation Analysts.

About United Services Group
United Services Group offers union and non-union field welding and field machining services with expertise in maintenance, life extension, specialty engineering and new construction applications. We have expertise in multiple industries including both nuclear and fuel power generation, pipeline, petrochemical, refineries and other industrial markets. For more information, visit our website at

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