leadership profiles.

Here’s a sampling of our highly experienced executive candidates — and a preview of how they can help move your business forward.

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hands-on controller

Hands-on leader with demonstrated expertise in controller-level roles, overseeing day-to-day FP&A processes while spearheading process redesigns and improvements. Collaborative team player who is comfortable liaising with executive leadership teams, boards, third parties (e.g., auditors, lenders, tax preparers) and more.

  • Experienced with global shared services organizations for AR/AP and procure-to-pay.
  • Proven track record of introducing productivity-enhancing technologies.
  • CPA with a B.S. in accounting from the University of Illinois.
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change agent and consultant

Proven Tatum performer with extensive experience overseeing finance, accounting, treasury, HR and administrative functions for companies of all kinds, from startups to Fortune 500s. Equally comfortable overseeing teams or serving as an independent contributor.

  • Expert at spearheading transformational change.
  • Wheelhouse includes cash management, financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, budget-to-actual comparisons, strengthening processes and creating controls.
  • CPA with an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago, a B.S. in accounting from Triton College and a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois.
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highly sought-after CFO/CAO with large public companies

Highly sought-after CFO/CAO and collaborative team player with extensive experience at the helm of large public companies. Accustomed to building and managing lean teams while working closely with boards and senior-level stakeholders.

  • Skilled at implementing and strengthening internal controls and processes while remediating material internal control weaknesses.
  • Wheelhouse includes SEC filings, financial reporting, financial analysis, treasury, cash management, debt compliance, forecasting, budgeting, M&A activity and more.
  • CPA with an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in both accounting and math from the University of Illinois.
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CFO, controller and treasurer willing to roll up her sleeves

Experienced CFO, controller, treasurer, collaborator and strategic thinker who is willing to roll up her sleeves to get to the heart of the problem. Skilled at working with lean teams to improve financial reporting, strengthen internal controls and support or lead integration and IPO activities. Frequently serves as the go-to person for key constituents: boards, PE owners, lenders, auditors, legal, tax and more.

  • Adept at working with multiple ERP systems (including SAP, Oracle, Great Plains and QuickBooks) and implementing productivity-enhancing technology tools.
  • Wheelhouse includes financial analysis, scenario modeling, cash flow forecasting, budgeting and more.
  • CPA with an MBA from Northwestern University and a B.S. in accounting from Illinois State University.
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seasoned transportation and logistics CFO

Seasoned CFO at private and PE-owned transportation and logistics companies. Skilled at working directly and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders of all kinds, from bankers to auditors, tax experts, legal teams, valuation firms, M&A advisors and more.

  • Collaborative leader with a wealth of firsthand experience.
  • Adept at all aspects of financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, M&A activity (e.g., prep for sale, due diligence, post-acquisition integration) and more.
  • CPA with an MBA and a B.S. in accountancy from Miami University (Ohio).
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performance-improvement CFO

Proven CFO who focuses on accelerating business performance improvements and increasing valuations. Skilled at overseeing all aspects of finance-related activities, from developing and implementing processes to strengthening internal controls.

  • Strong leader skilled at collaborating interdepartmentally while building and leading top-performing teams.
  • Wheelhouse includes reporting, team building, financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, cash flow, M&A activity, strategic planning and more.
  • MBA from the University of Michigan and B.S. in business, finance and economics from the University of Missouri.
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manufacturing/distribution CFO/VP of finance

Operations-focused CFO/VP of finance with diverse experience at the helm of private, PE-owned and public manufacturers, distributors and service providers. Adept at all aspects of financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, M&A, cost accounting and more.

  • Experienced technologist and Microsoft Excel expert with a track record of success implementing and working with multiple ERP systems.
  • Wheelhouse includes evaluating lean teams, collaborating cross functionally and liaising directly with PE owners, boards and key third parties.
  • CPA with an MBA in finance from Northwestern University and a B.S. in accounting from Indiana University.
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seasoned controller with 30-plus years’ experience

Seasoned controller with over 30 years’ finance management and leadership experience. Passionate and charismatic leader with the drive and wheelhouse to bring to life the goals of any organization.

  • Proven track record of success rolling out ERP system improvements while providing hands-on strategic, financial and business support.
  • Skilled at working with software systems, including Yardi, Sage, Intact, Deltek Costpoint and Viewpoint.
  • B.S. in financial administration.
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procedure- and process-oriented controller

Procedure- and process-oriented controller and proven Tatum resource capable of spearheading high-level strategy or more granular improvements. Procedure- and process-oriented team player with the interpersonal skill set to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the org chart.

  • Background includes real estate, entertainment, healthcare, communications and more.
  • Active listener with a fair and even temperament.
  • MBA from the University of Scranton.
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analytical senior accountant/treasury professional

Analytical, detail-oriented senior accountant/treasury professional with a background in international business management. Expert at all aspects of treasury management, from reconciliations to forecasting, reporting to planning.

  • Extensive experience working with accounting firms.
  • Recognized subject matter expert in treasury management.
  • Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) with a B.S. in international business management.
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controller with manufacturing background

Hands-on controller-level professional with experience managing and leading accounting processes at privately held companies as well as PE-owned manufacturers. Consensus-builder skilled at formulating and communicating strategies and objectives with all key stakeholders.

  • Unrivaled depth of experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Wheelhouse includes evaluating control-related processes and procedures while overseeing financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, M&A activity, SOX compliance, reconciliations, project management, credit management, treasury, tax and more.
  • CPA with a B.S. in accounting from The Ohio State University.
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