• 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

Peter Geise

  • Area President
  • Northeast Ohio
  • Greater Akron

Peter is an accomplished business executive with over 30 years of experience leading both domestic and international businesses, from Fortune 100 companies to small, family-owned enterprises. He’s passionate about creative problem solving and big-picture thinking, and he prides himself on having a reputation of unquestionable integrity. Peter is deeply involved with his community and particpates in several councils and advisory boards:

Before FocusCFO

Peter previously worked for Monsanto Rubber Chemicals and Instruments in Akron, OH. His career with Monsanto included a three-year assignment in Brazil as a Division Manager and he was a member of a divestiture team that transitioned a $600M division to Bayer Corp. There, Peter served as GM of Bayer’s Film Division. He’s also worked as a President and COO for a small, family owned plastics processor and most recently managed his own consulting practice with a focus on strategic planning, business improvement and Board governance. Peter co-founded and launched a non-profit company focused on addressing the ‘skills gap’. Peter received an AB degree in physical science from Colgate University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve’s Weatherhead School of Management. Peter earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate.

    Other Interests

    • Favorite ways to spend time:  With my wife and 2 daughters
    • Favorite movie: “It’s a Wonderful Life” & “Waking Ned Devine”
    • Favorite Vacation:  Hiking in the Tetons

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

FocusCFO allows one to be autonomous and have flexibility while sharing our experience and expertise to help drive economic vitality for businesses in my community.

Its great to be able to make a difference in our communities by helping small and medium sized businesses, the life-blood of most communities, thrive financially and operationally.

Curated insights by Peter Geise

Why Exit Planning is Good Business Strategy
Northeast Ohio
Why I Chose FocusCFO: From Corporate Success to Community Significance
3 Unexpected Ways a CFO Can Impact Your Business
Client Experience and Value
Success Stories
National Design Mart Testimonial – Peter Geise
Success Stories
Klein's Pharmacy Testimonial

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