Acme Tools names new CFO
Scott Foyt

Scott Foyt

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Acme Tools has named Scott Foyt its new Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Steve Hetland as CFO who will retire next spring. 

Foyt was most recently Senior Tax Manager for UnitedHealth Group in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and was previously a manager with KPMG International in Minneapolis. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and attorney. 

Foyt will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing, reporting and controlling all financial activities of the company. He will lead the management team of the Finance Division and advise management at all ten retail locations in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. 

Acme Tools is an omnichannel premier retailer of tools and equipment with more than 70 years of industry experience, ten retail stores, and a leading authorized online retailer offering more than 1,000 brands and 95,000 products online at


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