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Alexandria Industries Names Jonathan D. Olson Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan D. Olson

Alexandria Industries, a producer of engineered products, announced that Jonathan D. Olson has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Former CFO Marc Illies has retired. Olson will serve the company and its employees by investing in helping them achieve their business, financial and professional growth goals.

"Having been on the front financial and legal lines of business for years, Olson helps companies, colleagues, and communities navigate complex financial issues. His knowledge and experience is significant and fits perfectly with Alexandria Industries' manufacturing business," said a company spokesperson.

"Jon stood out from other candidates due to his genuine eagerness and desire to work at Alexandria Industries," said CEO Tom Schabel. "His enthusiasm is contagious, and his commitment to our company is more than we could ever hope for. We cannot wait to see what comes from his servant leadership style and good business sense."

Olson said, "This is a pivotal time for the manufacturing industry. Successfully navigating industry and governmental issues requires a values-based organization with a solid business foundation and a one-team mindset. It excites me beyond belief to have an opportunity to apply my expertise at Alexandria Industries."

Olson brings nearly 20 years of tax, accounting and legal experience to Alexandria Industries. Previously, Olson was a tax principal for CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, providing technical tax skills and training to CPA practitioners, while servicing clients and attorneys in structuring business acquisitions and dispositions. He also assisted clients in negotiating financing arrangements and exploring alternative debt structures.

Olson earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting from Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN, and a Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN.

For more information contact:

Alexandria Industries

401 County Road 22 NW

Alexandria, MN 56308

800-568-6601 / 320-763-6537

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