New S&B CFO Valerie Carlson Brings Finance Expertise


S&B names Valerie Carlson as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She will be responsible for the company’s accounting and finance functions.


“In this leadership role, Valerie’s extensive finance and accounting background will be a tremendous asset to S&B,” said Brook Brookshire, Chief Executive Officer of S&B. “Her ability to analyze data and provide strategic guidance will support the continued financial strength of the company.”


Valerie joins S&B from Members Choice Credit Union, where she served as Chief Financial Officer. She has more than 20 years of experience in oil and gas, construction, and financial services.


“Valerie will be an integral part of the company’s financial future,” said James G. Slaughter, Jr., Chairman Emeritus of S&B. “With her expertise, Valerie will increase our financial performance and look for opportunities to grow our business.”


In the beginning of Valerie’s career, she held positions at JP Morgan Chase, Capital Group Companies and Zachry Construction Corporation. From there, she spent eight years at Wood. In manager and director roles, Valerie partnered with the company’s business unit leadership, provided reporting, analytics and forecasting. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston – Victoria, a master’s degree in accounting from the University of St. Thomas and she is a licensed CPA.


Reporting to Brookshire and J.D. Slaughter, Chairman of S&B, Carlson will optimize the company’s financial performance in areas of reporting, treasury, liquidity and financial planning and analysis.