Leader & finance executive with a track record of matching execution with strategy to drive improved results in global organizations. Led two private equity portfolio companies through successful exits
A key “influencer” using fact based data and superior communication skills to drive business and financial strategy.
Recognized for building highly responsive finance teams and leading process improvements supporting rapid growth and organizational change in complex international companies. Experience in high performing cultures (private equity and public companies) ranging from $50MM-$800MM.
- Member of three person team developing and leading the strategy for the turnaround of UPG. Team executed major strategy shift and market re-alignment from low margin automotive to high margin medical industries.
- Completed the successful sale of UPG to a strategic PE owned buyer. Led all sell side due diligence, quality of earnings, tax and banking matters associated with the transaction.
- At Jolly Gardener, was a member of the senior management that negotiated the sale of the company to a strategic buyer delivering a 6X return to the PE owners.
As a CFO I have transformed complacent finance organizations into business partners that are a sought after resource and advisor to internal business partners. I accomplish this by driving an “ownership” culture in finance.