• 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

Janis Lyons

  • CFO
  • Northeast Ohio

Janis is proven leader with over 35 years of experience in finance, risk, and operations in the financial services, health care, and nonprofit industries. Expertise in all aspects of finance including planning and analysis, cash flow and financial forecasting, financial and capital budgeting, scenario modeling, debt and equity financing, internal and external reporting, contract negotiation, and merger/acquisition integration. Experience in process improvement and risk management.

Before FocusCFO

Janis previously worked as CFO for a health care nonprofit organization and prior to that, held various finance and risk leadership roles in the financial services industry.

Janis received an MBA and a BBA (Finance major) from Cleveland State University. Janis also completed an Executive Development Program while employed in the financial services industry.

    Other Interests

    • Favorite way to spend time:  Outdoors!
    • Favorite books:  The Count of Monte Cristo and Gentleman in Moscow
    • Favorite music: Rickie Lee Jones, Laura Nyro, and Todd Rundgren
    • Favorite Vacation:  Vacationing with my family in Kawah Island, SC

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

The FocusCFO business model provides an opportunity for finance executives to work with entrepreneurial business owners on a flexible part-time basis. The culture of the organization is excellent — strong core values and team collaboration.

Curated insights by Janis Lyons