February 2020  –  Harvest CFO continues to build its relationships with private equity (PE) firms that utilize our executive recruiting services for their critically important CFO role needs within their portfolio companies. Through our well defined business process and the work of our ‘subject matter experts’, we consistently deliver CFOs who are highly skilled accounting and finance professionals who are also highly skilled and experienced working as value-add operationally focused business partners; have provided leadership as to systems and process improvements and implementations; have deep M&A experience; are great relationship builders; and are proven successful business partners with their executive teams and PE firms. As a baseline requirement, our candidates must have prior successful PE portfolio company experience or similar to be considered for our roles.

Harvest CFO has recently completed several PE portfolio company placements including:

  • CFO for PE-backed $400MM revenue national facility services company, Fort Worth, TX
  • CFO for PE-backed $250MM revenue integrated specialty food producer, Des Moines, IA
  • CFO for PE-backed $150MM revenue oilfield services company, Houston, TX
  • CFO for PE-backed $30MM revenue motorsport enthusiast aftermarket company, Las Vegas, NV
  • CFO for PE-backed $80MM revenue consumer credit services company, San Diego, CA
  • VP of Finance for PE-backed $65MM revenue Fintech company, San Jose, CA

Don Hillier, CEO states “The Harvest CFO recruiting process is not transactional. Instead we emphasize relationship building through a partnering approach that delivers high value to our clients. Our searches are led by our Directors who are ‘subject matter experts’ with deep career experience as CFOs in PE portfolio, multinational and middle market companies and therefore fully appreciate the importance of and the skillset needed for success in the CFO role. Our non-traditional economic model creates real partnership with our PE firm clients, their portfolio company executive teams and our candidates. With our sole focus of PE portfolio CFOs, we have created a highly efficient search process that combines speed of delivery and highest value results”.

Harvest CFO provides executive search for permanent placement as well as contracted financial leaders for interim roles. Please visit our website at www.harvestcfo.com to learn more about how Harvest CFO delivers the right financial leaders to Private Equity portfolio companies across the US. For more about Harvest CFO, contact Don Hillier, CEO at 216-609-3033 or email dhillier@harvestcfo.com.

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