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Sentinel Field Services names New Vendor Manager, CFRO

Caption - Tam and BeckettClearfield, Utah-based asset management and maintenance company Sentinel Field Services (SFS) has announced the hiring of Tom Tam as the company's new chief financial and risk officer and Tom Beckett as the company's new national vendor manager.

Tam, the new CFRO for SFS, has worked as the executive consultant for T&M Advisors for the past eight years. Prior to that, Tam, who is a native of Hong Kong, served as the chief risk officer for HealthNow and for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He holds an MBA from Colorado State University and a BBA in accounting from the University of Cincinnati College of Business.

Areas of expertise and experience for Tam include strategic and operational alignment, enterprise risk management, and executive professional development. Tam is a certified public accountant, certified fraud examiner, and a certified internal controls auditor, and he is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

"Mr. Tam’s experience in strategic risk management is perfect for rapidly growing property preservation like Sentinel," said Phil Johnsen, CEO at Sentinel Field Services.

Beckett, the new national vendor manager for SFS, holds a bachelor's degree in business and marketing from Indiana University. His expertise lies in many areas, including sales, marketing, investment analysis, recruitment, and P&L responsibilities. With more than 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, Beckett has worked as a general contractor specializing in residential, commercial, and industrial flooring. His extensive experience also includes training and managing property preservation contractors on a national level.

"Tom’s experience and working relationships will immediately benefit Sentinel as we take on and grow our business," said Tom Tam, the new chief financial and risk officer for SFS.

About Author: Brian Honea

Brian Honea's writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master's degree from Amberton University in Garland.

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