• 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

Drew Ward

  • CFO
  • Greater Dayton

Drew is a highly adaptable, hands-on finance leader with 35 years of experience helping business leaders make key decisions. He has extensive experience building analytic frameworks, including mission critical financial models. Drew has performed analytics of all kinds including cash flow, margin improvement, forecasting, short- and long-term planning, investments, client contracts, consolidations, acquisitions, and union negotiations.

Before FocusCFO

Prior to joining FocusCFO, Drew worked in multiple business units at NCR Corporation and GE Capital/Synchrony Financial, plus other companies including his family’s business growing up. Drew earned a Master’s degree in Management from the Sloan School of Management, M.I.T., and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from The College of Wooster.

    Other Interests

    • What is your favorite way to spend free time?  Playing golf with friends, vacationing with family, running in races, and personal finance
    • What is at the top of your "bucket list"?  Band of Brothers Tour
    • What is your favorite movie? Shawshank Redemption, The Longest Day, No Country for Old Men, Cool Hand Luke

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

The opportunity to pursue my passion of helping small businesses thrive.

Curated insights by Drew Ward