The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University recently named two new members, Louis F. “Bo” Allen, Jr. and Stephen L. Waechter, to its Board.
Louis F. (Bo) Allen, Jr. is an Executive Vice President and manages commercial banking for First Tennessee Bank’s Memphis market calling on companies in the Mid-South region. Prior to joining First Tennessee in 2009, Allen spent 18 years at NBC/SunTrust in various capacities. Allen currently serves on the board of directors for ArtsMemphis and The Orpheum Theatre.
Allen received a B.A. from the University of Mississippi and an MBA from Christian Brothers University.
Stephen L. (Steve) Waechter was appointed ARINC’s Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer in June 2008. As VP and CFO, Waechter manages the company’s business operations and activities in contracts, finance, internal audit and government compliance, legal and procurement departments.
Waechter has an extensive background in financial analysis and mergers & acquisitions, in addition to experience with customers in the Federal Government and U.S. Department of Defense.
Before joining ARINC, Waechter spent eight years as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Executive Vice President at CACI International Inc., defense contractors based in Arlington, Virginia. Before that, he held CFO positions at Government Technology Services, Inc. (GTSI) and Applied Bioscience International. His early career includes 19 years at General Electric Company, where he finished as Vice President, Finance, for General Electric Information Systems.
Waechter holds a B.A. from Christian Brothers College and an MBA in finance from Xavier University.