• 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

Jim Knighton

  • CFO
  • Detroit Metro

Jim has over 30 years of diverse finance and operational experience and expertise, including working in manufacturing and service industries. Jim has served in senior financial roles with companies such as Horizon Global, International Automotive Components, and Lear Corporation. His career has focused on financial integrity and analytics, business development and growth, restructuring, and strategic initiatives.
Jim received his MBA from Wayne State University and prior to this a BA from Alma College

Before FocusCFO

Prior to joining FocusCFO, Jim served as a Senior Executive with several corporations with a focus on Finance and Operational responsibilities

    Other Interests

    • What is your favorite way to spend free time?  With family, travelling and also boating and skiing, at our cottage in Northern Michigan
    • What is your favorite book?  Anything by Ken Follett and his amazing historical fiction novels
    • Something most people don't know about you  I have developed significant home improvement skills over the years

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

The ability to support the Entrepreneurial community (the true engine of economic value) with the team support of FocusCFO

Curated insights by Jim Knighton