Our goal is to help you Scale Smarter.
To provide the Financial Leadership to elevate your company's financial strategy, build disciplined processes, overcome business challenges, accelerate growth, raise capital, and ultimately increase your shareholder value.
WHO WE ARE/ WHAT WE DO
Passionate group of Finance & Accounting professionals who truly care about growth. We have all served in key finance operations roles in high-growth companies across a variety of industries
We are strategic business partners that help CEO's and their management teams work through day to day business issues, assist with strategic planning and guide through growth challenges
We are Experienced CFO's, Controllers, Analysts & Accountants that provide our clients with the right resource at the right time without the in-house cost (salary, benefits and more) of full-time employed resources
We are hyper focused on increasing shareholder value
Matt Sommers has been building and leading finance & accounting teams his entire career. He has served as Chief Financial Officer at multiple early and mid-stage companies, spanning a variety of industries including Direct-to-Consumer, Organic & Natural Foods, Food Manufacturing & Distribution, Apparel & Accessories, Subscriptions, Restaurants, Franchising, Consumer Research, Innovation and Branding. He is a respected results-oriented leader, adept communicator, and analytical thinker that is comfortable in every facet of finance and accounting.
After earning a Bachelor's in Finance & International Business from Indiana University, Matt honed his accounting and finance skills over 10 years with America's favorite tasted sandwich company, Quiznos Subs. Matt climbed the ranks, eventually becoming Senior Vice President, leading and executing the strategic business plan for their half-billion-dollar food and equipment distribution entity.
He then took his skills to the venture capital startup world as the CFO of Green Chef Corporation. Matt was instrumental in building an organic and natural foods supply chain that was a first of its kind in food service while also guiding the organization through hyper growth ($0-$100m+ in 3 years), including multiple rounds of financing and ultimately to a successful exit.
Matt then joined Shinesty, a direct to consumer irreverent apparel company. He immediately implemented financial discipline and accountability across the organization, working closely with the management team and board to design and execute the short-and long-term strategic plans they are operating under today. He re-envisioned and executed a complete overhaul of their ERP system, building the tools that have allowed Shinesty to scale their e-commerce, subscription and wholesale businesses well into the future.
When not elbow deep in financial statement and excel models, you can find Matt skiing in the Colorado Rockies, hiking in the Boulder Flatirons and spending time with his wife and two boys.