Matt Therien brings over two decades of combined public and private accounting experience to his role as Haugland Group’s Chief Financial Officer. During that time, he has worked extensively in the construction industry, specifically in the civil and specialty contractor segments. Matt oversees all financial matters for Haugland Group and its affiliates, from accounting and finance to tax compliance, and is placing a renewed emphasis on budgeting and forecasting.
Before joining Haugland Group, Matt spent eight years as the CFO of Five Star Electric, where he managed Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, IT, and Risk Management. He also served as the CFO of John Picone Inc. and Controller of Schiavone Construction, both Dragados companies. Matt began his career in public accounting and worked as a Tax Senior at Callahan and Company CPAs before the firm merged with JH Cohn (now CohnReznick), where he held the position of Tax Manager. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing tax compliance in their Eatontown, NJ office for their construction industry practice clients. Matt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Villanova University.