Tom is a seasoned business executive with a strong command of running a business’s financial and operational aspects, from the foundational day-to-day intricacies to overarching long-term strategies. His valuable experience comes from excelling in positions of significant responsibility, including controller, director of finance, and vice president of finance and administration in a wide range of industries.
A highly versatile CPA, Tom has a proven track record as a trusted advisor, a capable supervisor, and an effective relationship builder. He has in-depth knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis, budgeting, cash management, forecasting, and inventory management. His skill set includes performing complex consolidation accounting, loan covenant compliance, due diligence for acquisition targets, and sale value discussions.
He is proficient in preparing timely and comprehensive reporting packages, including ad-hoc reports, and comfortable presenting and explaining the results of financial operations to executive leaders, business owners, and board members to assist with their informed decision-making.
Tom can successfully train and manage internal accounting and administrative personnel who perform integral functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger maintenance, account reconciliations, purchasing activities, financial statement preparation, and human resources. He is also adept at building and maintaining external relationships with accountants, auditors, bankers, tax preparers, and other interested stakeholders to facilitate the completion of required compliance and financial reporting.
Leveraging technology to increase business efficiencies, Tom is versed in enterprise resource planning software such as Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Acumatica, accounting and payroll software including QuickBooks and ADP Online, and project management software Workamajig.
Clients value Tom’s extensive financial experience, excellent management skills, and insightful communication techniques as he helps their organization achieve its short-term and long-term goals.
Advertising, Construction, Consumer Products, Entertainment, Event Management, Industrial Maintenance and Cleaning, Professional Services, Sports Teams and Clubs
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy playing golf and riding my Harley Davidson motorcycle. Also, my wife would like to see me return to my woodworking hobby. In the past, I made a hall table and a couple of small corner accent shelving units that she liked, and she would like me to build a few more things for our home.
What is one of the best pieces of advice you have received?
Always do the right thing, no matter if anyone is watching or not.
Where is an exciting place you have visited or an incredible view you have seen?
A few years back, my wife and I traveled to the Black Hills Mustang Sanctuary in South Dakota. Dayton Hyde, an advocate for nature conservation, created the sanctuary for wild mustangs to roam. The refuge is comprised of over 13,000 acres and has 750+ mustangs. The views were spectacular!