The Carmon Group is pleased to announce Matthew Smith has joined SouthernCarlson as Corporate Counsel

Cleveland, OH (July 19, 2022) – The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Matthew Smith has joined SouthernCarlson, a subsidiary of the Kyocera Corporation, as the company’s Corporate Counsel. He will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a Legal platform / roadmap of success throughout their company portfolio.

Matthew brings approximately fifteen years of Legal experience to SouthernCarlson. Matthew was most recently employed by Sulzer’s Rotating Equipment Services division as the company’s In-House Counsel for the North American market since the 2014 timeframe. Prior to his tenure with Sulzer, he worked for Smith Reyna as Counsel from 2006 – 2013 timeframe. Matthew obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree (with Majors in Government and History) from the University of Texas along with a Juris Doctorate obtained from Pepperdine University School of Law.

About SouthernCarlson ( SouthernCarlson, a subsidiary of the Kyocera Corporation, is a leading distributor of the most recognized brands of construction tools, fasteners and packaging products. Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, the company is supported by a network of service and repair technicians. SouthernCarlson has evolved to encompass over 150 locations throughout the United States. The company is the “Contractor’s Choice” for professional-grade tools, fasteners, jobsite supplies and expert service. Kyocera Corporation is a Japanese multi-national company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. The company portfolio consists of industrial ceramics, solar power generating systems, telecommunications equipment, innovative electronic solutions, cutting tools and components for a variety of industries on a global basis.

Chris Calogeras was the search consultant managing this project. The Carmon Group is a Cleveland, Ohio-based, entrepreneurial, retained search firm. Our firm has a consistent track record for delivering the highest quality services which have a measurable and significant ROI on our clients’ businesses. We selectively partner with the best growth businesses throughout the United States.