Coppell, TX – May 15, 2023. Elizabeth Smith has been named as the Chief Financial Officer of Sagent LLC, bringing 16 years of financial leadership experience in the technology and industrial sectors to the next phase of Sagent’s growth.
At Sagent, a global provider of network and specialty electronics equipment, repair, and maintenance services, Elizabeth will be integral to developing and implementing strategy, driving technology solutions to create a responsive, value-add, and efficient finance department, and oversee the day-to-day and strategic financial operations of the company.
“I knew Elizabeth was the right person for Sagent’s next chapter just by the word choice on her resume,” Said Bill Tart, Sagent’s CEO. “Strategic problem-solving, elevated talent, leading, ownership, revamping, mentored, drove – all words which illustrate a passion for tackling tough problems and creating results – a perfect fit for the Sagent team. We are excited to bring her depth and breadth of expertise to bear on our stakeholders’ biggest challenges and I look forward to working closely with such a great partner.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Sagent team and look forward to working with the team to drive growth, optimize financial performance, and build additional value for our stakeholders. I am impressed with Sagent’s strong track record of innovation and customer service, and I’m excited to be a part of its future success,” said Mrs Smith.
Prior to joining Sagent, Mrs Smith served in various Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller roles in a number of software/technology companies, and most recently was the CFO at Briggs Industrial Solutions. In these roles, Elizabeth led businesses through divestitures and spin-offs, re-engineered finance departments, and was a key executive creating and implementing corporate financial and operational strategies. Smith holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Peru College. She is a certified public accountant in the states of Texas and California.
About Sagent, LLC
Sagent helps customers lower the total cost of network ownership and risk of downtime. When there is a need to repair, reuse, replace, or resell network equipment, network operators get the advanced business analytics and network support services required to make the best decisions possible. Sagent takes a nothing-to-hide approach—no hidden data, no hidden risks, and no hidden agenda—so customers finally know what their network knows. That’s why companies in over 80 countries have turned to Sagent since 2001. Today we serve thousands of tier-one telcos, cable MSOs, Fortune 500s, and even the OEMs themselves, and our 130,000-square-foot facility ships more than two million parts per year. For more information about Sagent please visit Sagent.net.