HARVEST CFO COMPLETES RECENT PE PORTFOLIO COMPANY PLACEMENTS

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.

HARVEST CFO COMPLETES RECENT PE PORTFOLIO COMPANY PLACEMENTS

December 2019  –  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 $150MM revenue oilfield services company, Houston, TX
  • CFO for PE-backed $110MM revenue dental supply distributor, Chicago, IL
  • CFO for PE-backed $30MM revenue dermatology services organization, Tampa, FL
  • CFO for PE-backed $80MM revenue consumer credit services company, San Diego, CA
  • VP of Finance for PE-backed $60MM revenue global brand services company, FT Lauderdale, FL
  • VP of Finance for PE-backed $65MM revenue financial technology (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.

Harvest CFO Also Delivers Best Value Proposition for PE Portfolio Interim CFO Needs

February 2019 – Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm solely focused on the financial leadership role (CFO, VP of Finance) for Private Equity portfolio and middle market companies across the U.S. and across industries, delivers the best value for permanent placements and also for interim CFO needs.  Harvest CFO delivers best value by quickly providing the right interim CFO for the company’s specific needs and at a cost model that delivers high returns.  Harvest CFO employs the same “high bar” criteria utilized for our recruiting for permanent roles in that our interim CFOs must have relevant industry experience; prior successful PE portfolio company experience; and the skillsets and attributes needed to deliver high value for the specific need and success for the duration of the interim engagement.  We also work very hard to fill interim roles with individuals from the local geographic market thereby avoiding travel costs and commuting issues and increasing the probability of good chemistry and cultural fit. When the best outcome is that the interim CFO converts to the permanent CFO, our model results in a highly successful transition.

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Harvest CFO Completes CFO Placement for $1BN Revenue Global PE Portfolio Company

November 2018 – Harvest CFO, a recognized premier executive recruiting firm with the sole focus of delivering the right CFOs and other financial leadership roles for Private Equity portfolio companies, recently completed the CFO placement for a $1BN revenue global PE portfolio company with aspirations of a future IPO.  Prior to contacting Harvest CFO, this company worked for 10 months with an international executive recruiting firm for this CFO role without success. The PE firm investor for this company was referred to Harvest CFO by another PE firm that works with Harvest CFO for their portfolio companies. Harvest CFO presented the right candidate for this CFO role in less than 30 days from commencement of their search activities. The Chief HR Officer for this company refers to their selected CFO as “the needle in the haystack.”

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Harvest CFO Completes Several Recent PE Portfolio Company Placements

July 2018  –  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 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.  PE portfolio recent placements include:

  • CFO for Los Angeles, CA headquartered multi-store specialty retailer
  • CFO for Chicago, IL headquartered marketing and technology company
  • CFO for Raleigh, NC headquartered event rental company
  • CFO for Chicago, IL headquartered specialty automation equipment supplier
  • CFO for Portland, ME headquartered advanced composites manufacturer
  • CFO for Cincinnati, OH headquartered specialty adhesives manufacturer and distributor
  • CFO for Dayton, OH headquartered automation equipment manufacturer
  • CFO for Muscatine, IA headquartered industrial supply distributor
  • Interim CFO for Montvale, NJ headquartered firefighting training simulator/trainer
  • VP of Finance for Houston, TX headquartered energy industry services company
  • CFO for Cleveland, OH headquartered commercial real estate developer and management company
  • CFO for a Chicago, IL headquartered event rental company
  • CFO for Jacksonville, FL headquartered aluminum and glass door manufacturer/distributor
  • Interim CFO for Dallas, TX headquartered medical technology company
  • Controller for Pittsburgh, PA headquartered specialty chemical manufacturer

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Harvest CFO Completes Several Recent PE Portfolio Company Placements

January 2018 – 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 companies, has completed several PE portfolio company placements in the month of December.  Harvest CFO works with several leading PE firms to deliver the right financial leaders for their portfolio companies located throughout the U.S.  PE portfolio placements completed in the month of December include:

  • CFO for Bergen County, NJ specialty cosmetic ingredient supplier
  • CFO for Palm Bay, FL specialty chemical manufacturing company
  • CFO for Chicago, IL specialty automation equipment supplier
  • CFO for South Bend, IN electrical maintenance and contracting services company
  • CFO for Central OH financial services company
  • CFO for a Boston, MA event rental company

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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”