Don Noble joined the Florida CFO Group in 2018 with over 20 years of experience in management and financial leadership as a CFO, general manager, strategic consultant, and finance manager. In addition to his passion for helping clients identify and implement solutions to their unique financial and growth challenges, Noble is a veterans advocate, lecturer and author.
Ginger Mentzer joined the Florida CFO Group in 2016 with over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance in an executive leadership capacity. Mentzer worked as a CFO for community financial institutions during the industry’s most challenging regulatory period. She also has extensive experience working with small to mid-sized private companies with significant interaction with customers, shareholders, boards and their committees.
Dale West joined the Florida CFO Group with over 20 years of executive level experience in accounting, finance and operations. West has an in-depth background of financial and operational experience over diverse industries, including retail, real estate services and telecommunications.
Tom Walker joined the Florida CFO Group in 2013 with over 25 years of hands-on experience guiding all the financial phases of a business: startup, growth management and turnaround. Walker is an entrepreneur and CPA working with startups and underperforming businesses in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. He has led the startup and growth management of over a dozen companies that maximized their revenue and profit potentials
Joe Price joined the Florida CFO Group in 2013 with over thirty years of experience working with organizations in a finance leadership capacity. Price was a Tampa Bay Business Journal CFO of the Year Finalist in 2010 and 2011. He is a past treasurer of the Tampa Bay chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) and a member of the Tampa Bay chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).
Dan Polen founded the Florida CFO Group with two partners in 2010. Polen has over thirty years of experience in finance, accounting, operations and general management working with companies in the manufacturing and service organization sectors. He has an extensive track record as a CFO in manufacturing, service and healthcare organizations – including as the CFO for one of the largest multidiscipline provider groups in Florida -- consisting of 89 providers and 54 locations with its own IPA and captive insurance company.
Jim Dietz joined the Florida CFO Group in 2017 with over 25 years of experience in management and financial leadership as a CFO, CEO, strategic consultant, and controller. Dietz’ experience includes working with Fortune 1000 public companies, private operating companies, and early stage enterprises across a range of industries, including real estate development, construction and operations; health insurance; technology development and manufacturing; and financial services.
Betsy Bennett founded the Florida CFO Group with two other partners in 2010. Bennett has over thirty years of experience in accounting and finance in an executive leadership capacity. Her broad and varied experience extends to international operations on four continents. Bennett has served on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay, a local not-for-profit organization for over twenty years, and was a Tampa Bay Business Journal 2014 CFO of the Year Finalist.
Harold Hale joined The Florida CFO Group in 2012, with over 20 years of executive level corporate finance, administration and operations in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sector. Hale enjoys working closely with his client's management team and interfacing with all internal stakeholders, financial partners and investors to foster consensus-based organizational alignment.