Priority One Security Hires John Coan as CFO

Coan adds financial skills to the executive team

John Coan HeadshotGreenville, S.C.Priority One Security, a privately owned and operated security integration company serving North and South Carolina, is pleased to announce the hiring of John Coan as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Coan joins the Priority One leadership team, bringing more than 30 years of accounting and financial expertise to his role. Prior to joining Priority One, Coan helped form Trammell & Coan, CPAs, a boutique CPA firm specializing in the construction industry.

“We are excited to have John Coan join our team as we work to streamline our services, increase efficiency and maximize our corporate dimensions,” said Bill Francis, CEO and President of Priority One Security. “John’s background in financial analysis and his multi-industry experience will be critical in Priority One’s growth and future endeavors.”

John Coan earned his undergraduate degree from Wofford College in biology before pursuing a Masters of Accountancy at The University of South Carolina. Prior to working as a tax partner at Trammel & Coan for 12 years, Coan passed the CPA exam while working at Milliken and Company. Through these roles, Coan has gained extensive experience in industries that include textiles, construction, nonprofit organizations and public accounting.

“Through my expertise in financial and organizational matters, I am eager to help the team at Priority One Security maintain and improve their emphasis on quality, customer service and smart growth,” Coan said.

Coan and his wife, Betty, live in Reidville, S.C., and have two sons, Bryan and Michael, who live in the Spartanburg area.


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