Director, Board Member
Steven R. McBrayer joined H-E Parts International at its founding in 2006. During his first eight years at H-E Parts, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and was instrumental in the execution, integration and professionalization of the company’s eight strategic acquisitions. In 2014, upon the retirement of H-E Parts Founder and CEO, J-P Richard, Mr. McBrayer was appointed as Richard’s successor and promoted to President of the company. During his time as President, Mr. McBrayer oversaw a globally integrated organization with over 750 employees and direct operations in seven countries, reflecting a strong presence in major mining regions throughout the world. Mr. McBrayer retired from his role as President in 2018 but remains active in the business dealings of H-E Parts as a Chairman of the Board.
Prior to joining H-E Parts International, Mr. McBrayer was Chief Financial Officer of Lanier Worldwide, Inc., a $1.4 billion office products company with operations in 27 countries. During his 12 years at Lanier, Mr. McBrayer successfully led numerous projects which streamlined financial reporting and improved operational efficiency. Additionally, he headed up the financial reporting side of the company’s IPO and spin off from Harris Corporation in 1999.
Mr. McBrayer also served in several finance and accounting positions with Electrolux/Regina Corporation prior to joining Lanier and started his career with Ernst and Young, LLP, where he provided consulting and audit services.
Mr. McBrayer, a CPA since 1985, earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and an MBA from the University of Tennessee and graduated from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business Executive Program.