The Carmon Group is pleased to announce Oren Birks has joined SouthernCarlson as VP Information Technology

Cleveland, OH (February 28, 2023) – The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Oren Birks has joined SouthernCarlson, a subsidiary of the Kyocera Corporation, as the company’s VP of Information Technology. He will be responsible for the development and implementation of an IT strategy across their company portfolio.

Oren brings approximately twenty years of experience in Information Technology-related roles to SouthernCarlson. He was most recently employed by PBI – Gordon Corporation located in Kansas City as the company’s Senior Director of Information Technology. Prior to his tenure with PBI, Oren was employed by PAR Electrical Contractors as their Head of Information Technology. Earlier assignments included IT roles within the United States Air Force. Oren received his undergraduate degree in Management & Information Systems from the University of Phoenix. Additionally, Oren obtained an MBA from the University of Kansas, Graduate School of Business.

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.