A CFO is on every great management team at every stage of a business — from startup to a successful exit/succession.
An experienced CFO has the perspective to optimize people, processes, products (solutions), and financial results. I have worked in a variety of industries and different sizes of companies, with an emphasis on real estate, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, and logistics. Each company presents unique challenges and opportunities, and I enjoy helping my clients with:
I have over 30 years of executive leadership experience and am very operationally driven, spending more time in the business than in the office. I enjoy working with companies of all sizes and at every stage of the business. It always starts with the people and I place my emphasis on helping companies build high performing teams with attention to recruiting, rewarding, and retaining the best individuals in a decentralized structure where everyone contributes under a flat leadership structure. I have personally led or delivered the following:
I enjoy being part of a team that works to solve big challenges and create solutions while staying focused on today (tactical), as well as tomorrow (strategic). I favor tools including risk assessments, after-action assessments, and contingency planning, which drive open communication of ideas, innovation and eliminate complacency.
I joined the Florida CFO Group in 2020 with over 30 years of experience in management and financial leadership as a CFO, COO, and business consultant. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Detroit College of Business and have an active CPA license (MI). I am co-director of Florida FOB, SEAL Future Foundation and am also a co-founder of Victory Strategies (a boutique leadership training group).
Professional experience: Team Leadership, Mergers & Acquisitions, Start-ups, Risk Management, Consulting, Private Equity, Accounting, Management, Leadership, and Creative Problem Solving.