LaForce Announces New CFO, Eric Hansen

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LaForce is proud to announce Eric Hansen as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective immediately. This management change comes after the retirement of long-time CFO, Jill Pruski.

Since joining LaForce as an Assistant Controller in 2014 and being promoted to Controller in 2017, Eric has played a crucial role in continuously implementing creative solutions and improving the company’s financial processes. His leadership and goal-oriented focus has made it possible for LaForce to continue effectively advancing and expanding across the country.

“In his nearly 8 years with us, Eric’s significant experience along with his commitment to innovation and ongoing education have made him an invaluable member of our team,” said LaForce President and CEO, Brian Mannering. “I look forward to working with Eric directly to continue our path of growth and success.”

As CFO, Eric will have responsibility over all financial matters at LaForce and serve as the leader for the company’s accounting and finance teams.

Aside from daily operations, Eric will continue to serve as a strategic business partner to ensure LaForce is effectively meeting the needs of customers and partners. He is focused on working with employees to embed data analytics and business intelligence that benefits everyone.

“I am thrilled to continue growing our strong culture while streamlining processes,” said CFO Eric Hansen. “In my new role, I look forward to continuing to work with our associates to support our continuous growth culture and serve our business partners and clients as the premier solutions provider in the life safety and building security industry.”

About LaForce

LaForce is one of the largest distributors of door opening products, solutions and services in the United States. We offer services in doors, frames, hardware, keying, building specialties, architectural services, fire door inspections, pre-install, install, and customized pre-finishing, along with our security division, known as Electronic Security Systems. Headquartered in Green Bay, WI since 1954, we now operate 15 locations throughout the country. For more information, please visit