How I can help you
CPA with 25 years of public practice and 16 years in private industry. Continuous learning leading to specializations in business valuation and human resource management. Audited and advised local businesses and governments, initially with an international firm and then with a large regional firm. Continuous leadership growth leading to managing partner before leaving public practice.
Exposure to the trials of entrepreneurship through long term ownership and leadership with $13M restaurant and brewery group.
Exposure to the full range of CFO issues with the takeover of an established company needing a complete complement of business solutions; development and financing of a $60M plant; and the challenges of a severe downturn in markets. Working with a company in an industry in rapid, dynamic change and meeting the situational need for leadership.
Full circle - returned to public practice as a CPA focusing on Client Accounting Services and Business Appraisal .
Areas of Expertise
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Government & Regulations
- Manufacturing & Product Development
- Human Resources & Internal Communications
- Professional & Business Services
- Manufacturing & Industrial
- Accommodation & Food Services
- Technical & Scientific Services
Bachelor of Science from Washington and Lee University with Special Attainments in Commerce, Lexington, VA, 1975
Master of Business Administration from Hood College, Frederick, MD, 1994