Harvest CFO Also Delivers the Right Interim CFOs to PE Portfolio Companies Across the U.S.

October 2017 — Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm with a sole focus of filling the critically important financial leadership roles (CFO, VP of Finance) for Private Equity portfolio and middle market companies, follows the same high standards and criteria for delivering the right financial leaders for interim CFO/VP of Finance roles as for its permanent placement engagements.  The result is that PE portfolio companies quickly gain tremendous value from a Harvest CFO interim CFO/VP of Finance, which then results in either a conversion of the interim to the permanent role or a very smooth transition from the interim to the newly hired permanent CFO/VP of Finance.

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Harvest CFO Completes Several Recent PE Portfolio Company Placements

September 2017  –  Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm with a sole focus of delivering the absolute best talent for the critically important financial leadership role (CFO, VP of Finance) for Private Equity portfolio and middle market companies, has recently completed several PE portfolio company placements.  Harvest CFO works with several leading PE firms to deliver the right financial leaders for their portfolio companies located throughout the U.S. Recent PE portfolio placements include:

  • CFO for Pittsburgh, PA area specialty chemical manufacturing company
  • CFO for Waco, TX lawn and garden product manufacturer and distributor
  • CFO for Northeast, OH area window manufacturing company
  • CFO for Morgantown, WV area environmental services contractor
  • CFO for Warren, OH area industrial equipment remanufacturer
  • CFO for Montvale, NJ area specialty fire trainer contractor
  • CFO for Cromwell, CT area specialty tool manufacturer
  • Controller for Rancho Cucamonga, CA seafood processor

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Harvest CFO Completes Several Recent PE Portfolio Company Placements

July 2017 – Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm with a sole focus of delivering the absolute best talent for the critically important financial leadership role (CFO, VP of Finance) for Private Equity portfolio and middle market companies, has recently completed several PE portfolio company placements.  Harvest CFO works with several leading PE firms to deliver the right financial leaders for their portfolio companies located throughout the U.S.  Recent PE portfolio placements include:

  • CFO for Sarasota, FL area building materials supplier and contractor
  • CFO for Pittsburgh, PA area specialty chemical manufacturing company
  • CFO for St. Petersburg, FL multi-office dental services organization
  • VP of Finance for Jacksonville, FL area building mechanical systems platform division
  • CFO for Waco, TX lawn and garden product manufacturer and distributor
  • CFO for Columbus, OH technology consulting services company
  • CFO for Northeast OH area window manufacturing company
  • CFO for NYC area niche manufacturer of specialty appliances
  • CFO for Morgantown, WV area environmental services contractor

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Harvest CFO Completes Several Recent PE Portfolio Company Placements

April 2017  –  Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm with a sole focus of delivering the absolute best talent for the critically important financial leadership role (CFO, VP of Finance) for Private Equity portfolio and middle market companies, has recently completed several PE portfolio company placements.  Harvest CFO works with several leading PE firms to deliver the right financial leaders for their portfolio companies located throughout the U.S.  Recent PE portfolio placements include:

  • CFO for NYC area value add distributor of specialty appliances
  • CFO for Morgantown, WV area gas and oil production environmental services company
  • CFO for Columbus, OH area technology consulting and services company
  • VP of Finance for Jacksonville, FL area building mechanical systems platform division
  • CFO for Toledo, OH area piping manufacturing company
  • CFO for Northeast, OH area window manufacturing company
  • CFO for Eastern NJ education technology company
  • CFO for Western Washington state chemical manufacturing company
  • CFO for Southern NY commercial services company Continue reading “Harvest CFO Completes Several Recent PE Portfolio Company Placements”

Harvest CFO Also Delivers the Right Interim CFOs to PE Portfolio Companies Across the U.S.

March 2017 – Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm with a sole focus of filling the critically important financial leadership roles (CFO, VP of Finance) for Private Equity portfolio and middle market companies, follows the same high standards and criteria for delivering the right financial leaders for interim CFO/VP of Finance roles as for its permanent placement engagements.  The result is that PE portfolio companies quickly gain tremendous value from a Harvest CFO interim CFO/VP of Finance, which then results in either a conversion of the interim to the permanent role or a very smooth transition from the interim to the newly hired permanent CFO/VP of Finance.

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Harvest CFO delivers “A Player” executive talent to private equity portfolio companies

December 2016 – Harvest CFO recently delivered “A Player” executive talent to private equity portfolio companies located in western Washington state and central New Jersey. The PE portfolio company in western Washington state, owned by a leading Chicago-based PE firm, is a $100MM revenue chemical manufacturer that was carved out of an $800MM revenue global business. The CFO Harvest sourced and placed is local to the company and brings deep very relevant experience, skills and proven career success including direct chemical manufacturing industry experience, significant carve-out transaction experience and successful private equity portfolio company financial leadership. The PE portfolio company in central New Jersey, owned by a leading Manhattan-based PE firm, is a very successful aggressive-growth EduTech company with annual revenues approaching $100MM with aspirations for an IPO. The CFO Harvest sourced and placed brings deep very relevant experience, skills and proven career success including direct SaaS industry experience, significant SEC experience, roadshow and successful aggressive-growth private equity portfolio company financial leadership.

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Harvest CFO completes several successful placements for PE portfolio and other companies

October 2016 – Harvest CFO has recently completed successful placements of financial leaders (CFO, VP of Finance and Controller) for several PE portfolio and other companies. For each of these companies, the financial leadership role is a critical tactical and strategic executive position working collaboratively with the company’s CEO/president, management team, PE firm and board to execute on the strategic plan of continued profitable growth.

Don Hillier, CEO of Harvest CFO states “Successful financial leaders for PE portfolio and middle market companies are not just scorekeepers, they are the ‘A Players’ fully in the game with their sleeves rolled up equally adept at tactical, detailed financial management and being a partner in creating and guiding strategy. They are highly skilled at adding value across all operational aspects of the business, they provide leadership for critical system and process upgrades, are great relationship builders within the company also with customers, suppliers, banks, CPA and law firms. They are true business partners with their CEO, management teams and PE firm. The right financial leader improves the effectiveness of their CEO and management teams to achieve the company’s vision for success. By working closely with company decision makers to create the “Blueprint for Success” for their specific role; our exhaustive research and sourcing activities to create the right prospect pool; and our rigorous due diligence to identify the best candidates from this pool, we consistently bring the ‘A Players’ to PE portfolio and middle market companies. Our non-traditional economic model completely aligns our sole goal of delivering the best financial leader with the goal of our clients.”

Recent PE portfolio company and other placements include:

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Harvest CFO completes several successful placements for PE portfolio and other companies

July 2016 – Harvest CFO has recently completed successful placements of financial leaders (CFO, VP of Finance and Controller) for several PE portfolio and other companies. For each of these companies, the financial leadership role is a critical tactical and strategic executive position working collaboratively with the company’s CEO/president, management team, PE firm and board to execute on the strategic plan of continued profitable growth.Don Hillier, CEO of Harvest CFO states “Successful financial leaders for PE portfolio and middle market companies are not just scorekeepers. They are the ‘A Players’ fully in the game with their sleeves rolled up, equally adept at tactical detailed financial management and being a partner in creating and guiding strategy. They are highly skilled at adding value across all operational aspects of the business. They provide leadership for critical system and process upgrades, are great relationship builders within the company and also with customers, suppliers, banks, CPA and law firms. They are true business partners with their CEOs, management teams and PE firm. The right financial leader improves the effectiveness of their CEOs and management teams to achieve the company’s vision for success. Harvest CFO works closely with the company’s decision makers to create the “Blueprint for Success” for their specific role. Our exhaustive research and sourcing activities create the right prospect pool and our rigorous due diligence identifies the best candidates from this pool. We consistently bring the ‘A Players’ to PE portfolio and middle market companies. Our non-traditional economic model completely aligns our sole goal of delivering the best financial leader with the goal of our clients.”

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Harvest CFO places CFO for ECKART America

May 2016 – Harvest CFO placed Tom Meola as the new CFO for ECKART America in Painesville, OH. ECKART America is a division of global ECKART GMBH headquartered in Germany, which is a subsidiary of ALTANA Group (ALTANA) also headquartered in Germany. ALTANA represents a global specialty chemical group and currently 43 operational companies and 47 application and research laboratories worldwide. ECKART America has a rich history that extends more than 40 years in the United States, and more than 140 years in Europe, is a leading international manufacturer of metallic pigments for the paints and coatings industry, the graphic arts industry, the plastics industry and the cosmetics industry. ECKART America manufactures at four facilities, two in Painesville and facilities in Louisville, KY and Schererville, IN. The company also has a sales office in Mexico. The company has a very positive culture of long term employees and doing things right, both socially and environmentally, and has as its core values – Appreciation, Openness, Empowerment to Act and Trust. Continue reading “Harvest CFO places CFO for ECKART America”

Harvest CFO completes several successful placements

Harvest CFO completes several successful placements

April 2016 – Harvest CFO has recently completed successful placements of financial leaders (CFO, VP of Finance and Controller) for several companies. For each of these companies, the financial leadership role is a critical tactical and strategic executive position working collaboratively with the company’s CEO/president, management team, PE firm and board to execute on the strategic plan of continued profitable growth. Continue reading “Harvest CFO completes several successful placements”