TFG Names New CFO; Gargagliano to Join Revolent

Contributed by BSM Staff

TAMPA -- The Facilities Group (TFG), a provider of facilities maintenance and janitorial services, has named Fergus O’Connell its new Chief Financial Officer.

O’Connell brings extensive facility service leadership experience to the role, having served on the Board of Directors at The Facilities Group since October 2022. Prior to joining TFG, he was the CFO of Kellermeyer Bergensons Services (KBS).

O’Connell also held multiple executive leadership positions including CFO and CEO of the North American division at ISS, the world’s largest janitorial and facility maintenance company.  

“With more than two decades of experience in strategic financial services in our industry, Fergus O’Connell brings a broad range of knowledge and operational expertise to the TFG executive leadership team,” said Bryson Raver, CEO and founder of The Facilities Group. “He not only understands TFG’s mission and business strategy, he has a unique and seasoned perspective that will benefit TFG considerably.”

O’Connell, who holds a bachelor’s degree in business studies from the University of Limerick, has been recognized by industry colleagues for sound financial leadership throughout his career. He specializes in implementing successful growth strategies, operational excellence, and effective change management.

As CFO he will allow TFG to expand its footprint while sustaining its reputation for best-in-class client and customer service. 

Driven by a strategic acquisition strategy in the growing facilities service and management industry, TFG has emerged as a unique “house of brands” comprising 18 local, regional and national service companies operating in all 50 states.

Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., The Facilities Group (TFG) is a visionary operating company that successfully partners with premier local, regional, and national facility maintenance providers, while sustaining and strengthening brand legacies and driving high powered technology to provide a best-in-class service experience.

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Meanwhile, Paul Gargagliano, former CFO of TFG, has been named CFO of Revolent Capital Solutions, a Tampa-based strategic acquisition and investment firm.

With a 20-year history of leadership and expertise in both public and private accounting and enterprise finance, Gargagliano has a proven record of successfully navigating complex financial ecosystems, implementing effective strategies, and driving financial performance.

He joins RCS after three years as Enterprise CFO at The Facilities Group (TFG), one of the largest and fastest growing privately owned providers of facilities maintenance and janitorial services in the U.S, where he helped lead the expansion of TFG from 3 brands to 18. RCS has 24 active investments, including TFG.

Prior to his tenure with TFG, Gargagliano served as CFO of Hill-Ward Henderson and Diversified Maintenance.

"Having worked closely with Paul at The facilities Group for the last three years, we look forward to having Paul lead the Revolent Capital Solutions team as our Chief Financial Officer," said Bryson Raver, Managing Principal of Revolent Capital Solutions. "His deep understanding of our culture, acquisition and investment strategy make him the ideal person to help lead our firm. As we continue to grow and innovate, Paul's insights and leadership will play a crucial role in driving our continued growth and success at RCS."

Prior to joining the private sector, Gargagliano served in the United States Coast Guard (active and reserve duty) for over 20 years where he retired as a Master Chief Boatswains Mate. He also served in the Airborne Infantry of the United States Army. Gargagliano graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

RCS was formed by Bryson Raver and his partner & Chief Investment Officer, Josh Kuder, to identify and finance strategic mergers and acquisitions across a variety of industries. Raver also serves as CEO of The Facilities Group.

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