Introducing FCWC's New General Manager
Fountain Cable & Wire is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Gary Brain to the position of Vice President & General Manager.
Brian joins Fountain Cable & Wire as Vice President & General Manager with overall management and P&L responsibility for the company. He reports to Steven Bonnell, Group President of Fountain Engineered Wire & Cable, Specialty Wire & Cable Group, and President of RSCC Wire & Cable.
A 21 year industry veteran, Parsons was most recently Plant Manager for Southwire's OEM market cable manufacturing facility in Mineral Wells, Texas. Southwire acquired this facility in 2009 from Cable Tech Global/NOMA Cable Tech. From 1997 to 2009, Parsons was promoted from Engineering and Quality Assurance Manager, to Plant Manager, then to General Manager at that facility under its prior ownership.
Parsons held prior positions as Engineering and Quality Assurance Manager at Communications Cable/Coleman Cable, Texarkana, Arkansas, and his first industry position as Process Engineer for Superior Cable, Brownwood, Texas.
Additionally, Parsons is currently Chairman of the Education Committee of Wire Association International, and during the early 2000s he was a representative on the Ad Hoc technical committee involved in harmonizing the UL and CSA standards for flexible cables.
Parsons has earned both a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Masters of Science in Business Administration from Texas A&M University.