Bellevue, WA CFO
24 Years of Experience
Van is a high-energy, results-oriented executive with a proven record of hands-on leadership operating and growing customer-focused businesses that deliver bottom-line profitability. He has spent the vast majority of his professional career providing finance, operations, information technology (IT) and management expertise to emerging and mid-sized clients to help them achieve their goals and their next levels of growth. He has provided these services in a wide variety of industries, ranging from manufacturing to professional services to not-for-profit.
Van's experience includes:
Van's entrepreneurial spirit sees problems as opportunities and supports thinking ‘outside-the-box' to identify solutions. For instance, he encourages outsourcing to focused service providers when appropriate. He is a firm believer in goal setting and accountability, successfully providing financial and operational analysis and results visibility to support goals.
He is committed to nurturing a ‘can-do' team environment by providing opportunity, coaching and mentoring to help others grow professionally and personally, and to maximize their value to their organization. His management style fosters loyalty and top performance from staff members.
He is respected for his superb business skills, insight, ability to quickly master company/industry nuances, objectivity, honesty and integrity.
Van holds an MBA from the University of Oregon and a B.S. from the University of Idaho. He and his wife have two grown sons, and support various local community organizations.