A senior finance executive with over 20 years of proven success in developing, leading and executing strategy in both publicly and privately held companies within the advertising, software development, internet, manufacturing, and emerging technologies sectors.
In 2000, Pete formed cfo solutions a consulting firm based in Rochester, New York, offering financial leadership, strategic solutions, and bottom-line results. His mission is to help businesses grow and prosper with simple to use financial tools that are understandable to all managers – no matter what level of financial skills they may have. He works side-by-side with CEO’s and senior executives to uncover new strategies for improving operations and achieving the company’s financial goals.
Prior to cfo solutions, and for 15 years he was the Chief Financial Officer for three marketing communications agencies in Rochester – one a subsidiary of a publicly traded marketing communications conglomerate. For all three companies he was responsible for overseeing all general accounting, departmental and client budgets, financial reporting and statistical analysis, corporate banking and investing, cash flow and debt management, all tax compliance, financial controls, year-end audit, and agency's personnel and human resources
Additionally Pete serves on the board of the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (for the benefit of Camp Good Days and Special Times) and on the board of the Rochester Advertising Foundation.
Pete, a CPA, holds a bachelor of business administration degree from St. Bonaventure University.