Nashville, Tenn. (October 18, 2018) – RJ Young, one of the nation’s largest independent office technology dealers, announced AJ Baggott as its new Chief Operations Officer. Baggott previously served as the Chief Financial Officer for RJ Young.
“We are making these internal changes to help prepare for our growth. He has done a great job overseeing finance and operations, and we are giving him additional areas to make sure we are prepared for our future,” said President & CEO Chip Crunk.
Under Baggott’s new role, he will continue to oversee all finances and the operations department. Additionally, RJ Young’s IT and service departments will now fall under his direction. Since Baggott joined the RJ Young family in 2016, he has been instrumental in helping expand the company’s footprint. Under AJ’s watch, RJ Young has moved into 10 new markets across 8 states throughout the Southeast.
Upon joining the RJ Young family in 2016, Baggott started off serving as the Chief Financial Officer, and has since been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Under his leadership, RJ Young has seen exceptional growth over the last two years – both financially and through expansions. As AJ settles into his new role as COO, he will help shape the future of RJ Young and solidify a long-term plan of financial prosperity as one of the nation’s largest independent office technology dealers.
“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,” Baggott said. 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 the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has also served as a Young Leaders board member, treasurer for Make-A-Wish of Middle Tennessee, and is a Young Leaders Council graduate.
About RJ Young
RJ Young is one of the largest independent office equipment dealers in the Southeast, specializing in document management solutions, managed print services, IT services, and office imaging. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, RJ Young has been in business since 1955 and has over 600 employees in 28 sales and service locations across eight states. Under the corporate tagline “Your productivity is our mission,” RJ Young helps modern professionals become more successful in their businesses with solutions to securely manage paper and digital information, maintain vital information technology systems and empower businesses with leading printing technologies. For further information, please visit https://www.rjyoung.com.