OAK BROOK, IL -- Elkay Manufacturing says John M. Pendergast will join the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective July 14, 2014.

Elkay is the parent corporation of Elkay Wood Products, which manufactures Medallion Cabinetry, Mastercraft Cabinetry, Design-Craft Cabinetry, Innermost Cabinetry, Yorktowne Cabinetry, Woodbridge Cabinetry, Schuler Cabinetry and American Cabinetry Collection.

Pendergast spent eight years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. and over 20 years in a CFO role, with both privately held companies and with divisions of publicly-traded companies. He comes to Elkay from Broan-NuTone Group in Hartford WI, where he was Group Senior VP and CFO  since 2001.

"John's strengths lie in business strategy, financial forecasting, business valuation, domestic and foreign operations and mergers and acquisitions," says Elkay CEO and President, Tim Jahnke. "All of these talents will be vital to Elkay's long term goal and governing value of being in business forever.

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