• 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

Denise Shelton-Jackson

  • CFO
  • Detroit Metro

Denise is a highly qualified financial professional, with more than 32 years of accounting departmental and finance experience. Strong expertise in the Construction, Manufacturing, Property Management, and Entertainment Industries. Detail-minded, multi-level collaborator who possesses keen executive management skills and sound technological abilities. Expertise in all aspects of finance including cash flow, forecasting, budgeting, financing, risk management and acquisition preparation. Strong skillset in process improvement and employee training.

Before FocusCFO

Prior to joining FocusCFO, Denise worked as a CFO in the construction industry. Before that she served in various industries such as Entertainment, Manufacturing, Property Management, and Independent Consulting, working directly with entrepreneurs.

    Other Interests

    • What is your favorite way to spend free time?  I enjoy cooking for my family and homeless shelters. I also enjoy traveling and relaxing as there is always a need to reset so that you can come back and be your best.
    • What was your favorite vacation?  My favorite vacation was a ten-day trip to Hawaii. Where my husband and I were able to relax by the beach, bicycle ride down a volcano, shop, eat, and take in all the beauty Hawaii had to offer.
    • What is something most people don't know about you  I was able to donate a kidney to my father 20 years ago and to this day he is still doing well. I am a daddy's girl for life.

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

The opportunity to help entrepreneurs and finance executives reach levels of success in a unique way that hasn't been done before. I'm excited to be a part of such a phenomenal organization that share the same goals as mine. This company has a warm and friendly culture with strong ethics and core values.

Curated insights by Denise Shelton-Jackson