Cheryl R Adams, CPA

Experienced Business Executive - 25+ Years in Wholesale/Distribution Industry

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2015 - Present



Providing business advisory services such as CFO and exit/transition strategy to private small to medium business owners.  

2014 - 2015

Independent Contractor

CRA Services, LLC

 Independent Contractor for US-Reports, Inc. performing physical and virtual insurance premium audits.

2012 - 2014

Franchise Owner

Stoli Services, LLC dba G'day! Pet Care Central OK

Franchise was a full-service pet care provider that served the OKC Metro. Employed 5 people.

2010 - 2012

Sr. Vice President

BlackHawk Industrial Distribution, Inc

Private equity owned company. BlackHawk acquired Duncan Industrial as platform to support multiple acquisitions. I maintained customer, employee and supplier relationships during transition. I recommended and introduced other distributors as acquisition candidates that ultimately lead to the strategic growth of BlackHawk Industrial.

2004 - 2010


Duncan Industrial Solutions, Inc.

Industrial Supply and Equipment Distributor, $100 million annual gross sales, International in scope, Distribution Center, 4 sales locations, and employees located at 25 customer manufacturing facilities, 200+ employees.

Assisted business owners with developing and executing an exit strategy. Managed the due diligence process and prepared the majority of the required documents. Participated in the negotiation process of selling the business.

2003 - 2004

Vice President - Finance

Duncan Industrial Solutions, Inc.

Industrial Supply and Equipment Distributor

Promoted to President after 21 months in VP, Finance position

2001 - 2003

System Accountant II

Computer Designers, Inc

Worked in the capacity of a contract consultant for the Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) Logistics Center. FAA Logistics is a Federal Government Agency operating under a Revolving Fund.

1999 - 2001


Autocraft Material Recovery

Public Company - Automotive service parts national return center for Ford, GM, Mazda, Volvo Truck, $20 million gross sales, managing $250 million inventory, subsidiary of publicly-held corporation.

1996 - 1999


NAPA Auto- Brittain Brothers, Inc.

Distributor/Retailer of automotive replacement parts, $60 million gross sales, 2 distribution centers, 14 retail locations, 2 Subsidiaries

1995 - 1996


Okla. Construction & Industry Group

Workers' Compensation Self Insurance Association consisting of 200 member companies

1993 - 1995

Cash Manager

Homeland Grocery Stores

Public Company - Retail Grocery Chain consisting of 112 Stores in three states, $800 million sales

1985 - 1993


Perfection Equipment Company, Inc.

 $15 million sales, $3 million inventory truck parts and accessories distributor.



Certified Public Accountant

Oklahoma Certificate 12192



Bachelor of Science

University of Central Oklahoma



Associates Degree

OKC Community College

Business Technology Data Processing