• 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

Tom Kerns

  • Area President
  • Detroit Metro

Tom has over 30 years of experience in finance roles, including working directly with entrepreneurs. His focus has been on the forward-looking areas of finance such as strategic planning, forecasting, financing, and M&A. His experience includes high growth and distressed situations as well as stable businesses looking for incremental improvement.

Before FocusCFO

Tom has served in senior financial roles with companies such as Varroc Lighting, TI Automotive, Tower Automotive, and Lear Corporation. His career has spanned periods of high growth, merger consolidation, restructuring, and rapid industry transition.

Tom received his MBA from Michigan State University and prior to this a BS in Finance from Hillsdale College.

    Other Interests

    • What is your favorite way to spend free time? I enjoy RV travel to new places with my spouse
    • What is your favorite book? Freakonomics
    • What is something most people don’t know about you? I have finished several 100 mile bike races

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

I am passionate about helping business owners analyze challenges and implement solutions.

Curated insights by Tom Kerns


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