Kent Despain

Fountain Hills, AZ CFO

29 Years of Experience

Mr. Despain has over 30 years of accounting experience including public accounting firms, small entrepreneurial companies, mid-sized private and public companies, and fortune 500 companies.

He has experience in various industries: small and large manufacturing companies, retail, construction, real estate development, retail petroleum, auto services, restaurants, commercial property management, and international finance. Mr. Despain has successfully managed the transition of small accounting departments to world class finance departments.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cash Flow optimization
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Management Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Budgeting & Modeling Analysis
  • Cost Reduction
  • Cost Accounting
  • Inventory Control
  • Lease Analysis
  • International Banking Instruments
  • Project Management
  • Business Plan Development and Presentation
  • Risk Management
  • Banking and Treasury Management
  • Stakeholder Reporting (Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Private Equity)
  • Metrics and Trend Analysis
  • SOX and Fin 48 Compliance

Mr. Despain is married and the proud father of 3 children. He is an Eagle Scout and continues to be active in scouting. As a child, he spent several years in Geneva, Switzerland where he learned to speak French. He is an Honorary Colonel in the United States Army. He currently lives in Fountain Hills where he is one of the few multi-generational native Arizonans.

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About Kent Despain

Personal Website:


Thunderbird-The American Graduate School of International Management
Arizona State University

Certificates & Licenses:

MBA '91

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