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T.J. Bugg

Seasoned with international experience, T.J. Bugg consistently exceeds expectations for his clients by anticipating and addressing their business needs. As COO and CFO of both private and public manufacturing organizations, T. J.’s ability to lead these businesses to new levels of efficiency generated “turn around” and exponential growth results. By cultivating leaders and building effective teams of people, he energized departments and divisions with organization-wide impact.

Skilled at bringing calm to chaos in the executive suite, T.J. is a confidant to Presidents and Board members throughout the United States and Europe. His enthusiastic and unique perspective focuses on finding leadership talent that will thrive in your specific business environment by bringing “People Solutions to Business Needs”. Leveraging Centennial’s 4C Recruiting Process®, T.J. has the proven ability to create winning relationships between his clients and new talent producing results and longevity.

Blessed to have been among top leaders for a quarter century, T.J. takes to heart the quote of Ralph Waldo Emerson “Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

Phone: 513.366.3769

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Memberships and Activities:

FENG - Financial Executive Networking Group | Greater Cincinnati Sponsor

European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC)

Scottish Rite of Valley of Cincinnati | Member

Masonic Lodge #678 | Member

Munich Sister Cities Organization | Member

Butler Country Republican Party Central Committee

Butler County Educational Service Center (Audit Finance Committee)

Faith Community United Methodist Church | Member

Northern Lights Emmaus Community | Charter Member, Community Lay Director, Lay Director

Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Over the Rhine Chamber of Commerce

West Chester-Liberty Township Chamber Alliance


Centennial, Inc. | VP, Executive Recruiter, Business Advisor/Strategic Recruiting Partner

B.F. Goodrich, aka Noveon/Hilton Davis | Executive Consultant/Finance Manager/Controller

VIP Products | Chief Operating Officer

Klockner Ferromatick Desma | Chief Financial Officer

Building Technologies Corp | Manager of Financial Analysis

Continental Can | Complex Controller


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Va Tech) | BS Finance/Management

Bluefield College | AS Business Administration