RBC Bearings Incorporated, an international manufacturer of highly-engineered precision bearings and components for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries, has announced the retirement of Tom Burigo, a 14-year veteran of RBC Bearings, as Corporate Controller. Tom will continue on a reduced hour basis over the next 12 months to facilitate a smooth transition. Tom was promoted to Director of Accounting in 2005 and then to Corporate Controller in 2006.
Robert M. Sullivan will assume the Corporate Controller role. Rob has been working alongside Tom as Assistant Corporate Controller since March 2016. Prior to joining RBC Bearings, Rob was a Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist for Defense Systems and Services at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Prior to Sikorsky, he spent six years at Ernst & Young LLP as an Audit Manager. Rob has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairfield University, a Master of Science degree in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Hartford, and he is currently finishing his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut. Rob is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut.