ROBERT J. FIORE, CPA - An exceptional CFO and COO two-in-one executive. Robert has an outstanding record in strategic planning, financial & accounting management, operations, marketing, change leadership, performance improvement, cost control, and corporate development in various business sectors, including B2B professional services, SaaS, FinTech, marketing, construction, media, marketing, and more... SEE MORE
From the early days of his career with Ernst & Young to his more recent senior management roles, he has distinguished himself with a long list of high-impact contributions: successful startups, new product and service breakthroughs, rapid market share gains, meaningful cost reduction, capital raising and corporate development as well as major contributions to improving profits and building shareholder value.
Increased margins 20%+ repeatedly, year-after-year - Created a Continuous Improvement Program to increase revenue and lower costs. Applied KPIs, OCR, process improvement, IT, pricing, contract negotiations, and billing. Increased operating margin 121% in five years and achieved a record data aggregation quality standard of 99.98%. Improved client retention to 95%. Led a servant leadership initiative to deliver concierge services. Reorganized client services, set goals, established new delivery standards, developed new training program and implemented robust client event management and monitoring system, achieving a record client retention rate.
Developed accounting and finance departments from the ground-up. Evaluated requirements and implemented new accounting general ledger system within 60 days. Prepared companies for first GAAP audits. Raised $15M in equity and debt financing in five rounds. Led investor presentations and worked with legal team to finish deals, achieving 100% of goals. Repeatedly optimized performance, reduced risk, and significantly increased profit margins.
Implemented Deltek and other ERP systems to seize robust fully integrated capabilities providing automation and thereby eliminating unnecessary manual processes, including A/R, A/P, Time & Billing, Inventory, Labor Allocation, and Job Costing applications. Skilled at finding practical solutions to complex business problems, Mr. Fiore can be regarded as a "complete executive advisor" - a catalyst who sees who sees business opportunities and delivers results, energizes the team, builds strong relationships and models personal integrity and accountability. His intellect and considerable management talents are clearly evident in his history of taking game-changing growth strategies and performance improvement initiatives from the drawing board all the way through to a successful implementation.
Mr. Fiore is a CPA and holds a BBA in Accounting from Abilene Christian University. He is married to his high school sweetheart Anna and they are blessed with two fantastic children. He and Anna are big Army Football fans!
If you'd like to learn more about how my services can help your company, please reach out to be via email at RobertFiore@B2BCFO.com.
My significant areas of impact are:
• Strategic Planning, Transitioning - proper preparation yields greater success
• Revenue Growth Strategies & Modeling - growing is a choice
• KPI’s and Accountability - measure it so you can manage it
• Budgeting and Cash Flow Management - manage where you want to go
• Automation and Cost Reduction - remove waste
• Profitability & Performance Optimization - run it better (people, process, systems)
• Banking, Treasury, Risk Management - operate securely
• Mergers and Acquisitions - achieve more
• Incentive Compensation - drive exceptional performance
• Legal and Agreements – sleep better
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