Cuisinot had been CFO at Steinberg Architects, where he designed and directed the firm’s business structure that led to expansion from a single location and $10m in revenues to $30m and four locations, including Asia. Earlier he was CFO of the Parkinson’s Institute in Sunnyvale and spent 10 years in finance at Stanford University, rising to assistant controller. He received his BS from San Jose State University and his MBA at Golden Gate University.
“Albert brings to Degenkolb an impressive record,” said Stacy Bartoletti, CEO of Degenkolb. “He is an expert on financial management and fiscal efficiencies. I'm confident that, Albert will bring strong leadership and a new level of collaboration and consistency to our diverse, multi-office firm. It will be a pleasure to have him on our executive team and to have him take on this new position.”
“I am pleased that Albert is here to help guide the firm forward,” said Beggs who helped find the next CFO and has been part of the planned transition for several years. “So many of us at Degenkolb have worked hard in the past few years to bring this company to the level of success that we currently enjoy. I know that he can build upon that success and make us an even stronger company.”
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Established in 1940, Degenkolb Engineers is one of the nation’s leading structural engineering firms in the design and seismic strengthening of buildings. Degenkolb offers comprehensive design, rehabilitation, and consulting services to architects, building owners, hospitals, educational institutions, corporations and government agencies. The firm has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, Portland and Seattle.