About Henley Executives, LLC
Henley Executives, LLC opened back in 2006 and offers organizational services to our customers who come to us in need of an advisor, interim bookkeeper, trainer, strategic planning developer, and market analyzer who specializes in aiding those in the heavy construction-based industry. Call us today to hire our services.
Executive Biography for Peter Henley, Owner & CEO
Peter Henley, owner and CEO of Henley Executives, LLC, has more than 23 years of entrepreneurial experience since the initiation of his position as controller for the family business, Northeast Caissons, Inc. in 1986.
Peter’s career started as a bookkeeper, working for H.M. Foundations, Inc. in 1979. Through extensive training he amassed the necessary education to be promoted to controller and treasurer when H.M. Foundations was dissolved and the new Northeast Caissons, Inc. emerged in February of 1986.
In this position, Peter was given the opportunity to learn the many facets of the heavy construction industry, not only by maneuvering through the many daily challenges, but also through participation in industry workshops and training sessions.
During this same time period, from 1987-1990, Peter held the position of treasurer and controller of Arrow Fence & Construction Co., Inc.
In 1992, upon the retirement of the main shareholder of Northeast Caissons, Inc., Peter was elected president of the corporation. With a declining economy, the net profits were dangerously low at this point. Peter stepped in and, after numerous changes and the implementation of his organizational expertise, the company did a record volume of business, bringing with it a record profit by 2001.
During Peter’s presidency, Northeast Caissons, Inc. built a new, 16,500-square-foot facility and moved the business in 2003. Two years later, in December of 2005, a family decision resulted in the sale of all of the assets of Northeast Caissons, Inc.
The year 1998 brought to the forefront the need for a local day care facility in the remote Newstead area. Peter formed a partnership, and together they started Rattles to Reading Child Care, Inc. in Akron, NY, designed to support a program offering services to a maximum capacity of forty-five children. In the early years, Rattles to Reading Child Care, Inc. was operated out of a leased building.
In 2002, the extremely successful program was expanded as an all-new Rattles to Reading Child Care facility was built. The new 5,500-square-foot building brought the maximum capacity to 85.
In 2001, Peter also started the Five Corners Business Park, LLC, a development company, with the purchase of 57 acres zoned residential/agricultural and worked with the local governments to re-zone the parcel for light-industrial. This business park is currently available for development. The business park was begun with the initial 16,500-square-foot building.
In 2001 to 2005, HB & Sons Trucking, Inc. a trucking company, specialized in the hauling of heavy equipment, which included oversized loads and overweight loads. This company’s main customer was Northeast Caissons; however, it was a “for hire” trucking company, and periodically hauled specialized machinery for manufacturers, military equipment, and farm equipment.
In keeping with the changing technology, Peter’s expertise includes a working knowledge of the Timberline Accounting Program, ComputerEase, and QuickBooks for construction. Peter considers himself a pathfinder, integrating visions for a better workplace into viable accounting solutions.
Peter is the year 2000 recipient of the prestigious “40 under Forty” award from Business First, recognizing leaders, based on talent and commitment, under the age of 40, for their records of professional success and community involvement.
Born 1961, in Cleveland, Ohio, Peter Henley holds an associates’ degree in business administration from Hilbert College and is a graduate of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Core and Advanced Programs, from the University at Buffalo.