FOUNDATION
  • Accounting Systems
  • Cash Flow Processes
  • Advisor Coordination
HEALTH
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Production & Operations
  • Banking & Capital
GROWTH
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Risk Assessments
  • Revenue
  • Operating Rhythm
VALUE
  • Succession or Exit Planning
  • Readiness & Attractiveness
  • Price/Multiple

Columbus Metro

At FocusCFO, we believe that every small business and entrepreneur deserves the chance to grow, prosper, and reach their full potential. We provide fractional CFO services to businesses in the Columbus Metro area and throughout Ohio. Our mission is to help them achieve their goals and build sustainable, transferable business value.
REGIONS
THE SHERPAS

Area Presidents

Bob McAdams

  • Columbus Metro
  • Tampa Bay Area

Bob McAdams

Brad Martyn

  • Columbus Metro

Brad Martyn

Darren Cherry

  • Columbus Metro

Darren Cherry

Jeff Lacy

  • Columbus Metro

Jeff Lacy

Mike Derringer

  • Columbus Metro

Mike Derringer

CFOs

David Bourke

  • Columbus Metro

David Bourke

Bill Pugh

  • Columbus Metro

Bill Pugh

Bob Stecki

  • Columbus Metro

Bob Stecki

Bruce Collen

  • Columbus Metro

Bruce Collen

Dan Bloom

  • Columbus Metro

Dan Bloom

David Baumgartner

  • Columbus Metro

David Baumgartner

David Green

  • Columbus Metro

David Green

Don Cain

  • Columbus Metro

Don Cain

Donovan Gibson

  • Columbus Metro

Donovan Gibson

Jim McKinney

  • Columbus Metro

Jim McKinney

Jim Zins

  • Columbus Metro

Jim Zins

Lyle Rhodebeck

  • Columbus Metro

Lyle Rhodebeck

Michael Windisch

  • Columbus Metro

Michael Windisch

Ric Butler

  • Columbus Metro

Ric Butler

Richard Murch

  • Columbus Metro

Richard Murch

Rob Zeid

  • Columbus Metro

Rob Zeid

Sandy Vereb

  • Columbus Metro

Sandy Vereb

Scott Lee

  • Columbus Metro

Scott Lee

Sherif Matar

  • Columbus Metro

Sherif Matar

Rich Martorano

  • Columbus Metro

Rich Martorano

Lynnette Zody

  • Columbus Metro

Lynnette Zody

Chuck Heiden

  • Columbus Metro

Chuck Heiden

Scott Glaser

  • Columbus Metro

Scott Glaser

Ron Walker

  • Columbus Metro

Ron Walker

Verlin Horn

  • Columbus Metro

Verlin Horn

Patrick Hynes

  • Columbus Metro

Patrick Hynes

Michael Gibson

  • Columbus Metro

Michael Gibson

Troy Rambo

  • Columbus Metro

Troy Rambo

Shelley Erwin

  • Columbus Metro

Shelley Erwin

Ken Heintz

  • Columbus Metro

Ken Heintz

Interested in joining the FocusCFO team in the Columbus Metro?

Fractional CFO Services in the Columbus Metro Area

Columbus Metro
Service Areas

Local teams are available to serve your business in Columbus Metro and surrounding areas, including: 

  • Columbus, OH
  • Newark, OH
  • Dublin, OH
  • Grove City, OH
  • Lancaster, OH
  • Bellefontaine, OH
  • Chillicothe, OH
  • Marion, OH
  • Mount Vernon, OH
  • Zanesville, OH

Don’t see your area on the map? Contact us to learn about your options. Depending on your area, Fractional CFO service options may include: fully onsite, fully remote, or hybrid engagements.

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Local Community Involvement

From education and mentorship to community giving - take a look at some of the many ways FocusCFO supports the community and helps to keep business local in the Columbus Metro Area.

How We Help

At FocusCFO, we offer fractional CFO services for small and medium-sized businesses. Our fractional CFOs are leaders who bring decades of experience to the table. They work with you on an ongoing basis to ensure that your finances are in order, that you have a clear strategy for the future, and that you are on track for success.

At FocusCFO, we believe in supporting our client's success through a proven process:

Assess: We find out what makes your business unique. What challenges do you face? What opportunities do you see? How can we help?

Strategy: We craft a strategy that is customized to meet your needs. Together we will identify strategies to help you achieve your goals and develop a plan for execution.

Execute: We work alongside you as an extension of your team—a partner who can help guide your path to success through our proven process and proprietary tools.

Monitor & Support: As part of our ongoing service commitment, we monitor progress toward goals and provide support as needed along the way—always keeping an eye on long-term sustainability

Insights

Podcasts
Mike Derringer on Ignite Your Business Podcast
Detroit Metro
Jax Kar Wash: Accelerating Exit, Securing Legacy
Exit Planning
Exit Planning: Synchronizing Dual-Track Financial Planning
Podcasts
How Fractional CFOs Play a Crucial Role in Helping SMBs Grow
2023 Core Value Awards
Podcasts
Navigating Economic Landscapes: How Economics Insights Empower Better Decision Making
2023 Sherpa Awards
Insights
2023 Fundraiser | ALS Association
Insights
How a Data-Driven Approach Can Help You Make the Most of the 2024 Recession
Insights
FocusCFO Begins a Strategic Partnership with Exit Planning Institute
Podcasts
Demystifying the Role of the CFO in Exit Planning
Insights
Turning Economic Adversity into Business Opportunity: A Guide for SMBs
Columbus Metro
In Memory of Pat Lang
Insights
A Practical Guide to Navigating Unexpected Offers for Your Business
Success Stories
Brookes & Henderson Building Co. Testimonial
Insights
Highlights from the 2023 FocusCFO All-Hands Meeting
Success Stories
Metro Signs & Lighting Testimonial
Insights
Associate Spotlight: Michael Stier
Insights
Unleashing Growth: Mastering the Art of Scaling Your Business
Insights
What It Means to Be a Trusted Advisor
Insights
Navigating High Interest Rates in 2023: A Guide for SMBs
Insights
Shifting CFO Role in Response to Changing Economic Landscape
Insights
Why Exit Planning is Good Business Strategy
Insights
Unraveling the Power of Cash Flow Statements for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
Insights
How FocusCFO Helped Me Become a Better CFO
Insights
The CFO's Role in Preparing for Upcoming Economic Storms
Podcasts
8 Reasons You Should Consider a CFO
Insights
How CFOs Can Tackle the Biggest Challenges for 2023
Greater Pittsburgh
Celebrating 5 Years with Mark Vernallis
Detroit Metro
Lesli Matukaitis on the 2 Views Podcast: Enhancing the Negotiation
Insights
Beyond Numbers: 3 Qualities Your CFO Should Bring to the Table
Success Stories
Masterpiece Painting Testimonial
Insights
How an Embedded CFO on the CEPA® Team Improves Exit Outcomes
Northeast Ohio
7 Tips for Working with a Fractional CFO to Grow Your Business Value
Northeast Ohio
Why I Chose FocusCFO: From Corporate Success to Community Significance
Success Stories
Unified Construction Testimonial
News
FocusCFO Announces Partnership With ITR Economics
Podcasts
Conquering Columbus Podcast
Fractional CFOs In Demand for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
Insider Insights: What Attracted Our Team to FocusCFO
Insights
3 Unexpected Ways a CFO Can Impact Your Business
Remembering Bob Murch
In Memory of Jeff Davis
Success Stories
Jax Kar Wash x FocusCFO
Success Stories
R&R Pipeline Testimonial
Insights
Focus on Growth or De-risking in 2023?
Success Stories
Watershed Distillery x FocusCFO
2022 Core Value Awards
Make Better Decisions with Efficient Short-Term Forecasting
Business too Small for a Bonus Plan? Maybe not…
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GET IN TOUCH

Financial freedom starts with a simple conversation.

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Let’s start with a conversation about your challenges and vision to see if we are a fit for each other.
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A complimentary half-day assessment: A CFO will sit down with you to explore further, assess fit and need, and chart a path forward.
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Let's get to work: your CFO will work closely with you and your team to set priorities, deliverables, and execute the plan.
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Reach new heights⁠—with a trusted guide at your side, climbing to greater health, growth, and value.