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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CFO/controller with private equity and public company experience

Accomplished, operations-focused C-level executive whose background runs the gamut from startup environments to public, private, PE-backed and VC-funded software, technology services and technology manufacturing companies. Expert in M&A activity, liquidity events and IPOs. Proven team leader who organizes, motivates and manages with a flexible, proactive and customer-focused approach. Adept at toggling between strategy, vision, tactics and execution. East Coast-based but open to travel.

Recent professional highlights:

  • enabling a company to rapidly scale and transform for growth
  • engineering key operational improvements in support of a successful turnaround
  • securing mission-critical capital and financing
  • developing business planning systems, introducing dashboards and metrics and captaining the negotiation process with key stakeholders

Education, certification and training:

  • MBA from Harvard Business School
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director of operations to lead change/transformation

Analytic problem solver comfortable working cross-functionally on technical and functional projects to drive enterprise-wide impact. Team-oriented people/systems manager skilled at building high-performing teams, exceeding profit and productivity goals, uncovering business needs and creating customized plans for success. Capable of troubleshooting complex issues related to IT management and virtual infrastructure.

Recent professional highlights:

  • driving revenue by generating repeat business while enhancing team performance and productivity
  • expanding revenue potential while working directly with the customer service team to improve customer experience

Education, certification and training available upon request.

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controller with experience at global manufacturers, distributors and service providers

Experienced controller with a demonstrated track record of success strengthening internal controls and leveraging technology to increase productivity for privately held, public and PE-owned manufacturers, distributors and service providers with global footprints. KPI- and metric-oriented leader adept at all aspects of technical accounting, U.S. GAAP and IFRS, cost accounting, financial reporting and analysis.

Recent professional highlights:

  • acting as interim controller for a $300 million, privately held manufacturing company
  • overseeing month-end closing, reporting and consolidations
  • supporting the sale of the company to a new PE owner

Education, certification and training:

  • CPA
  • MBA from University of Phoenix
  • B.A., Accounting and Finance from Augustana College
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hands-on controller with extensive operational and M&A integration experience

Hands-on controller with deep-seated experience in fast-paced manufacturing and distribution operations. Skilled at leading lean teams and working cross-functionally with both internal and external stakeholders. Adept at all aspects of month-end close, financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, budgeting, financial modeling, margin analysis, inventory management, PE/board reporting and consolidations. Proficient with Excel and multiple ERP systems (SAP, EPICOR, Sage, MAS).

Recent professional highlights:

  • wrapping up a highly successful interim controller engagement at a PE-owned manufacturer

Education, certification and training:

  • CPA
  • MBA from Northwestern University
  • B.S. in Accounting from University of Illinois
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
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