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

Darren Cherry

  • Area President
  • Columbus Metro

Darren is a hands-on industry-leading exit advisor, C-level executive, and entrepreneur with a 35+ year track record of growing, scaling, buying, and selling businesses. He uses his deep experience to help owners visualize their business from the eyes of a buyer so they can transform and grow their value. In the past decade, he has helped entrepreneurs put an additional $50 million in their pockets.

Before FocusCFO

Darren’s background includes senior roles expanding market share across continents and channels and designing improved operations, marketing and finance practices in both private equity and public traded environments with Honeywell, Komatsu Ltd, Connell Limited Partnership, Green Earth Technology, Gary-Chicago Regional Airport Authority and Greif, Inc.

Darren received his MBA from The Ohio State University and BS in Accounting from Purdue University.

    Other Interests

    • Favorite Books:  Almost anything by James Patterson and David Rosenfelt
    • Favorite Musical Artist:   BB King
    • Favorite Movie: The Godfather

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

An amazing group of folks banding together to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level.

Curated insights by Darren Cherry

Owner Dependency
When is the Right Time to Exit?
Finding Your Successor: What Traits Do Most Successful Owners Share?

Get in touch with Darren