• 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

Susan Chiancone

  • CFO
  • Northeast Ohio

Susan Chiancone is a proven leader with over 30 years of extensive financial and operational experience in retail, real estate development, construction, and not-for-profit industries. Susan works directly with business owners to problem solve and maximize their value and growth opportunities by providing significant experience in financial planning & analysis, real estate development, portfolio management, contract negotiation, cash flow management, debt and equity financing, and process & workflow improvement.

Before FocusCFO

CFO & Financial Executive for several medium-size entrepreneurial and family-owned companies in the construction, real estate development, and not-for-profit industries with mid-west and national presence. Senior Manager for several national companies with fully integrated manufacturing, distribution and retail platforms. Manager of financial planning and analysis for several large national retail chains.

    Other Interests

    • What was your favorite vacation? Family trip to Italy in 2019
    • Something most people don’t know about you? Fitness instructor – taught step, spinning, yoga
    • What are your favorite activities?  Travel, golf, hiking, working out & patio nights

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

Working with passionate entrepreneurs as their trusted advisors to help achieve their desired business goals while maximizing financial health and value. In addition, the ability to make a significant impact in these organizations’ financial and operational aspects via problem-solving, stabilizing, and creating an executable strategic path to reach their goals. The FocusCFO operating model, the franchise-wide collaboration, and the continuous learning environment ensure best-in-class service.

Curated insights by Susan Chiancone