Jon Paul (Illumeo)

Helped several firms earn first profits and become industry leaders. Owners sold firms at significant multiples; some became financially set for life, retired early. Idea generator who listens and fits in well while moving teams to higher levels. Network helped clients in marketing, operations and technology. Mentor who persuades owners to change direction. Enables owners to focus on core strengths. Lined up better bank financing through contacts and persuasive business plans. Awarded Black Belt for sales training- grew consulting 310%. Kept on by clients for long term relationships

• Interim CFO Leadership & Handoff
• Insightful, Financial Reporting & Analysis
• CEO Sounding Board, Mentoring, Coaching
• Strategic & Acquisition/Divestiture Guidance
• Team Assessment and Development
• Better Bank & Equity Financing/Relationships
• Cash Flow Growth- Working Capital Decrease
• Technology Useful for Inside & Outside Users

Organizations:

Harvard Business School Club of Chicago
Pinnacle Forum
Evans Scholars Foundation
Finance Leaders Association- Founder
Institute of Management Consultants
Barnabas Group
FENG Chicago- Founder
St James Lutheran Church
Groundwire- Counselor
FEI

Experience

President : Value Added Finance Resources - [1991-06 to Current]

CFO : Vitarine Pharmaceuticals - [1984-08 to 1991-05]

Director of Finance & Operations : Kidco / Marchon - [1980-06 to 1984-03]

Senior Accountant : Arthur Andersen - [1975-05 to 1978-08]


Education

MBA, General Management : Harvard Business School - [1978 to 1980]

BS, Accounting : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - [1971 to 1975]



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