John is a seasoned and dedicated business leader with extensive, progressive experience in corporate finance roles and as an advisor to corporate ownership, boards of directors, private equity sponsors and management teams. In these roles he supported private and public companies in a variety of industries and stages of corporate maturity.
Most recently, he was CFO of a growth-stage consumer products company which he helped transform and position for growth and value, and ultimately executed the sale to a publicly traded strategic buyer. This transformation included establishing a GAAP reporting and audit process, implementing policies, procedures and controls, supporting the selection and implementation of ERP, e-comm and related technology, and working with functional leadership to execute company strategy. The sale process involved extensive legal and financial due diligence, financial modeling, strategic planning, and transaction analysis. Prior to that role, John provided advisory and consulting services for 15 years through a professional services company he co-founded, where he partnered with stakeholders to support achievement of strategic initiatives, transactions and other corporate objectives. Services included supporting IPO readiness and SEC registration processes, implementing internal control environments compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley, documenting technical accounting positions and policies, merger preparation for financial reporting, and related activities supporting corporate finance functions. John’s career began with internal audit, followed by Big Four auditing and corporate finance roles including Director of SEC Reporting and Treasurer. John grew up in upstate New York and is a 30-year transplant now residing in Boca Raton, Florida