Vice President and Senior CFO Consultant
The Brenner Group
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Rick is Vice President and Senior CFO Management Consultant with The Brenner Group, Inc., where, since 1998, he has engaged with over 60 Technology, Internet, Life Science and Consumer Products firms as part-time CFO or financial advisor. Rick works with client firms on executive staff level financial management, financial reporting to boards of directors, financial and business planning, raising venture and debt capital, facilities, business infrastructure, business systems and risk management. He has assisted client firms in raising over $100 million in venture and debt financing, and he has significant expertise in M&A and restructuring companies including reorganizations, liquidations, and wind-downs.
Prior experience to The Brenner Group includes CFO and operational positions at Versant Corporation, a data base software firm for whom Rick managed its 1996 IPO; InfoSpan Corporation, an information management software firm where he was acting CEO for one year, Cadre Technologies, Inc. a software tools company and Sarama Industries, an electrical products manufacturer. Starting his career with General Electric Company, he graduated from GE’s three-year Financial Management Training Program, served as a Traveling Auditor with GE’s Corporate Audit Staff, and as a Controller in GE’s Switchgear Division. Rick is a graduate of Arizona State University.