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The Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company Family Continues To Grow: Taryn Goodman named Vice President of Finance

Contact: Joanne Sherman
Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company
1.800.289.7483
joanne.sherman@rivet.com
www.rivet.com

Northvale, NJ (June 11, 2014) — Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company, a global manufacturer, distributor and importer of quality rivets and fasteners, today announced that Taryn Goodman has become a full-time member of the company's executive team in the role of Vice President of Finance.

Taryn Goodman
Taryn Goodman, VP of Finance for Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company, and fourth generation of the family-owned company. Taryn Goodman, VP of Finance for Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company, and fourth generation of the family-owned company.

Ms. Goodman, who began working for the company as Assistant Treasurer in 2012, brings a wealth of financial experience with her. In May 2014 she earned a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to this, she worked at Barclays Capital as an Investment Banking Associate in the Risk Solutions Group.

"I really enjoyed my time in investment banking and felt like I learned a lot, but at some point I realized I wanted to work on the other side of the transaction," explains Ms. Goodman. "I felt the best choice for me was to come home and help my own family's company continue to grow and prosper."

Industrial Rivet is a fourth generation business, now with five Goodman family members forming the foundation of the company's expertise. This includes Ms. Goodman, as well as Bill Goodman, President, Steven Sherman, Vice President, Joanne Goodman Sherman, Secretary/Treasurer, and Allen Goodman, Accounts Receivable.

According to Ms. Goodman, she didn't originally see herself joining the family company. "I was interested in medicine, and only stumbled across my love for business when I was at Williams College where I ended up with a double major in Biology and Economics. Believe me, I was as surprised as anyone - but today it feels like I am exactly where I belong, and I am really excited to be here."

Ms. Goodman will focus on the administrative and finance side, working closely with her cousin, Steven Sherman, who has been with Industrial Rivet for 17 years. "With my industry knowledge and Taryn's finance savvy, we compliment one another perfectly," Mr. Sherman says. "Together we know we will be able to accomplish everything we want to for Industrial Rivet."

About Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company

Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company is a global distributor, manufacturer and importer with 10 international locations, 11 U.S. distribution centers and nearly 65 employees. Specifically, the company holds one of the industry's largest inventories of off-the-shelf products ranging from standard to highly specialized rivets, available in any head style, length, material and finish. In addition, Industrial Rivet's manufacturing capability enables them to design, engineer and engineer both custom and ready-made products. The company also offers a wide range of proprietary riveting products, as well as sophisticated automated rivet tools and rivet delivery systems. Founded in 1912, Industrial Rivet remains family owned and operated and gives its clients access to both products made exclusively in the U.S., as well as lower-cost alternatives imported from the company's international facilities.

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Industrial Rivet & Fastener Company (est. 1912)
200 Paris Avenue
Northvale, New Jersey 07647 U.S.A.
(800) 289-7483
Tel: (201) 750-1040
Fax: (201) 750-1050
Visit our website at www.rivet.com

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