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Schaffer Associates’ Expansion Continues With the Addition of Industry Expert Tom Masson

Schaffer Associates’ Expansion Continues With the Addition of Industry Expert Tom Masson

Charlotte, NC – Schaffer Associates, the national management consulting firm specializing in executive search and organizational strategies for the hardware, home improvement, building materials, and consumer products industries, announced today that Tom Masson has joined their organization as an Account Executive.  Masson’s hire is the third high-level addition for Schaffer Associates in recent months and the fourth Account Executive to be brought on by the firm in 2017.  He will be based in Michigan, increasing Schaffer Associates’ physical footprint and expanding their ability to serve clients across all fifty states and Canada.

“Schaffer Associates is ending 2017 on an upward trajectory, and bringing Tom Masson into the fold as we look toward 2018 is very exciting for our company,” said Chairman & Founder Jim Schaffer.  “We’ve put a premium on adding resources to our team who have a deep knowledge of our industry, possess an extensive business network with a track record of success, and fit into the Schaffer Associates culture.  Tom is a homerun on all of those points.”

Masson brings over 35 years of experience in the retail and building materials industry, holding senior management roles in general management, sales, marketing, operations, sourcing, human resources, and administration.  He has worked for companies ranging from $10 Million to $6 Billion in annual revenues.  Masson boasts a network that spans the light commercial, builder, remodeling, and homeowner segments.

“I am honored to be joining Schaffer Associates,” Masson said.  “They’ve had a huge year and I’m grateful to play a role in how their ever-expanding firm will approach 2018.  I look forward to deploying my industry experience, contacts, and approach to management consulting in a way that helps this company continue to grow.”

Masson’s experience includes management consulting, co-ownership of a Pella door and window business, and industry management positions at Erb Lumber Company and Stock Building Supply. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business administration from Ohio University.

Tom can be reached at (704) 535-9939 or Tom@schafferassociates.com.

Schaffer Associates is a national management consulting firm specializing in executive search and organizational strategies for the hardware, home improvement, building materials, and consumer products industries. As the premier management consulting firm serving the industry, we help build organizations and leadership teams that foster corporate growth and success well into the