Nashville, Tenn. (February 03, 2016) – RJ Young, one of the nation’s largest independent office technology dealers, announced AJ Baggott as its new chief financial officer. Baggott brings leadership experience in both public and private accounting and financial analysis.

Baggott most recently served as vice president of financial reporting and investor relations for Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc., where he provided leadership within the finance and accounting teams, served as subject matter expert for acquisitions and capital structure transactions and managed oversight of financial reporting including Security and Exchange Commission filings and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Prior to joining Diversicare Health Services Inc. he held various positions with Deloitte.

“AJ’s appointment to the CFO position is an exciting time for our company,” said Chip Crunk, President and CEO of RJ Young. “ His financial leadership experience and expertise in acquisitions, combined with his strong management skills, will help develop our teams to support our aggressive growth plans.”

Commenting on his new position, Baggott said, “I have tremendous respect for Chip Crunk’s leadership and drive to stay at the forefront of an ever-changing industry, while staying true to the core values of the organization.” He added, “Being a part of the continued innovation that is synonymous with the RJ Young brand is exciting, and I am honored to be a part of a team with such a positive reputation in the Nashville community, and beyond.”

Baggott is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Lipscomb University and is a certified public accountant. He is a member of Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants, served as a young leaders board member, treasurer for Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee and is a Young Leaders Council graduate.