John is an experienced team leader and business manager with demonstrated success in all areas of finance and accounting. He has almost 30 years of accounting, finance, and business operations experience. For the last 15 years he has served small and mid-size privately held companies, as well as large publicly traded companies, as an executive level VP and CFO. His professional experience blends hands-on, sleeves rolled-up drive, with board room experience and financial responsibility. He is experienced in budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning, cash management and treasury operations, debt reduction, profit improvement and shareholder/owner value improvement... SEE MORE
He has worked on and managed a wide range of mergers and acquisitions (and divestitures); with a keen focus on successful business integrations post-transactions. His banking experience includes diverse financial negotiations, public fund bond applications, public and private reporting, bank work-out, and bankruptcy proceedings. In his various finance positions, he has managed internal controls, compilations, reviews, audit reporting, external reporting (including SEC filings), SOX compliance and 404 responsibility, risk management, IT integrations and system conversions.
During his career, he has industry service in large manufacturing, automotive parts manufacturing, industrial services, environmental services, transportation, commodity distribution, construction, project development, computer technology, software, and computer services businesses.
John is a Certified Public Accountant (Licensed/Registered, Illinois 1992), a graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., with a Bachelors degree in Commerce & Finance, Major in Accounting, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA).