Mat Hennings Joins CEC as New Vice President of Finance

August 26, 2019 | CEC News

Hiawatha, IA (Aug. 27, 2019) – CEC, a nationally recognized systems and technology integrator in the Midwest, is excited to announce that Mat Hennings has joined its leadership team as the vice president of finance.

Hennings’ strong background in continuous improvement, Lean principles, financial reporting and analysis, and process development will add value to CEC’s forecasting and budget management, ensuring that the work CEC does aligns with its financial future and strategic initiatives.

“Mat’s experience and expertise will round out CEC’s leadership team very well,” says Matt Dlouhy, CEC CEO. “His expertise is already helping us better support our customers, sales teams, and technology suites.”

Prior to joining CEC, Hennings held management-level finance positions at WestRock Company and Collins Aerospace, both in Cedar Rapids. He holds an MBA from the University of Iowa, as well as a master’s degree in accounting.

“I’m excited about being part of a company that cares about customer experiences and is dedicated to doing the right thing,” says Hennings. “I look forward to serving as a business partner for CEC, helping drive sound financial results so the company can focus on its vision of becoming the most recommended technology solutions provider.”

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About CEC
Established in 1946, CEC has evolved from a small, two-way radio shop to a nationally recognized technology integrator with eight offices across Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Its success is driven by its mission: to make technology simple for customers. CEC combines alignment with best-in-class manufacturers and in-house experts who effectively lead technical and custom integration. CEC specializes in finding creative solutions to meet customer business objectives through solution design, integration, installation, and preventative maintenance. The company has five core focus areas: audio/video, fire and security, healthcare communications, information technology, and two-way communications. To learn more, visit


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