The Buckner Company Hires Lancaster as VP and Corporate Controller

By | May 8, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—The Buckner Company is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank Lancaster as their new Vice President and Corporate Controller.  Lancaster joins the insurance firm as a seasoned accounting professional who has spent most of his career in the insurance industry.

 

“There are many new faces in our offices lately.  This isn’t due to high turnover, but to growth.  As our firm continues to expand, we are able to add more experienced and high caliber people to our ranks.  It’s a very exciting time for our company and we’re thrilled with the opportunity we have to work with Frank.  He comes highly recommended and we know we’ve found an asset in him,” said Terry Buckner, President and CEO of The Buckner Company.

 

Since January, 2012, The Buckner Company has increased their employee count by ten percent.  Utah’s job market is one of the best in the nation.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Utah’s unemployment rate currently sits at 5.8 percent, compared to the United States unemployment rate of 8.2 percent.  Utah has added more than 27,000 new jobs in the past year.

 

 

The Buckner Company, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, occupies four offices in two states.  Despite the instability of the current economic state, the firm continues to grow and look for acquisition opportunities throughout the West.  Diversification of the niche markets they cater to has allowed The Buckner Company to continue to successfully expand its operations in recent months.

 

 

Founded in 1936 in Ogden, Utah, The Buckner Company has been serving the insurance needs of the West with honesty, integrity, and superior service for more than 75 years. Today, The Buckner Company stands out from their competition in their expertise and knowledge of the construction, agriculture, and commercial businesses they service. In addition to providing expertise in these fields, The Buckner Company also offers specialty niche market services, including personal homeowner and auto insurance, employee benefits, trucking and transportation insurance, and surety bonding.  Visit www.buckner.com for more information or follow their blog at http://blog.buckner.com.

 

 


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