Jeffrey D. FranklinCFO | Principal
Jeff is a senior business executive with over 40 years of broad leadership experience in both operational and financial management.
Jeff spent the last 22 years of his “corporate career” serving as the CFO/EVP of a company providing administrative, billing and accounting services to over 30 corporations in the ground transportation and real estate management sectors.
As a member of the senior management team, Jeff provided financial, systems and operational guidance as the company grew from approximately $50M of annual sales to $140M. In addition to building the financial reporting function, Jeff’s daily duties included the treasury and cash management functions, as well as management over the A/R, Credit, A/P, P/R, Accounting, HR, benefits, banking, insurance, risk and IT development areas.
Jeff has negotiated multi-million dollar credit facilities to provide for acquisition funding and working capital. He has also designed, developed and implemented a fully customized and integrated processing, billing and accounting system utilizing an ORACLE database, which in addition to allowing for enhanced monthly reporting capabilities, created processing efficiencies that significantly accelerated the billing and collection functions. Jeff led the company’s M&A process, performing all valuation analysis and due diligence reviews, successfully closing 9 transactions, and created a new business line that generated over $30 million in annual revenues. Prior experience includes 9 years as the COO/CFO of a $40M transportation service company, and earlier controllership positions in various companies. Jeff has served as a director on the boards of two NYC Not for Profit corporations, and is currently an independent director at P&F Industries, a LI based publicly traded company (NASDQ: PFIN) – serving as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a Member of the Compensation Committee
Jeff received a BS in Accounting degree from Bentley University, is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in NYS, and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant.