Omnia Exterior Solutions, a portfolio company launched in January 2023, announced the addition of Dan Shear as the concern’s new Chief Financial Officer in an August 2 news release. 

The company said Shear would focus on the financial organization of acquisitions, developing integration systems and processes for oncoming partners, and establishing a consistent business and financial practice throughout multiple operating divisions.

Omnia_CFO_Dan.jpg“On behalf of Omnia Exteriors Solutions, we welcome Dan Shear to the team with enthusiasm and excitement,” said Jim Ziminski, Omnia’s chairman. “Dan has extensive experience in private equity and has a history of using his strategic outlook and vast financial experience to help companies succeed in reaching their financial goals.”

Shear has more than 25 years of financial management experience, including 22 years with private equity-backed companies. Most recently, Shear was CFO for Artisan Design Group, a portfolio concern in the finished flooring space started by Omnia co-founder Mike Blumenfeld. 

“We know that Dan will contribute to the fast-paced growth of the organization,” Ziminski said. “[He] will seamlessly integrate with the various entrepreneurs and management teams with whom we partner.”

Shear earned his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the State University of New York [SUNY] at Geneseo. He is also Certified Management Accountant, CMA [inactive].

“I am thrilled to join Omnia Exterior Solutions,” Shear said. “In this organization, I have found a group of like-minded individuals who want to provide the best services to their customers, as well as develop innovative solutions to advance the industry as a whole.” 

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