FOUNDATION
  • Accounting Systems
  • Cash Flow Processes
  • Advisor Coordination
HEALTH
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Production & Operations
  • Banking & Capital
GROWTH
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Risk Assessments
  • Revenue
  • Operating Rhythm
VALUE
  • Succession or Exit Planning
  • Readiness & Attractiveness
  • Price/Multiple

Northeast Ohio

At FocusCFO, we believe that every small business and entrepreneur deserves the chance to grow, prosper, and reach their full potential. We provide fractional CFO services to businesses throughout Northeast Ohio to help them achieve their goals and build sustainable, transferable business value.

REGIONS
THE SHERPAS

Area Presidents

Forest Bookman

  • Northeast Ohio

Forest Bookman

Greg Gens

  • Northeast Ohio

Greg Gens

Jeff Semple

  • Northeast Ohio

Jeff Semple

Jim Gilbride

  • Northeast Ohio

Jim Gilbride

Peter Geise

  • Northeast Ohio
  • Greater Akron

Peter Geise

CFOs

Skip Vermilya

  • Northeast Ohio

Skip Vermilya

Susan Chiancone

  • Northeast Ohio

Susan Chiancone

Ted McQuade

  • Northeast Ohio

Ted McQuade

Todd Peter

  • Northeast Ohio

Todd Peter

Wendy Brugmann

  • Northeast Ohio

Wendy Brugmann

Bob Chandler

  • Northeast Ohio

Bob Chandler

Chris Howard

  • Northeast Ohio

Chris Howard

David Gouttiere

  • Northeast Ohio

David Gouttiere

Jack Withrow

  • Northeast Ohio

Jack Withrow

Janis Lyons

  • Northeast Ohio

Janis Lyons

Jeff Davis

  • Northeast Ohio

Jeff Davis

Jim Rowlands

  • Northeast Ohio

Jim Rowlands

Jim Stevenson

  • Northeast Ohio

Jim Stevenson

Kathleen Ferry

  • Northeast Ohio

Kathleen Ferry

Ken Fruscella

  • Northeast Ohio

Ken Fruscella

Mike Dodson

  • Northeast Ohio

Mike Dodson

Nicoleta Bortan

  • Northeast Ohio

Nicoleta Bortan

Paul Hido

  • Northeast Ohio

Paul Hido

Richard Burns

  • Northeast Ohio

Richard Burns

Ron Barker

  • Northeast Ohio

Ron Barker

Russell Cooper

  • Northeast Ohio

Russell Cooper

Interested in joining the FocusCFO team in the Northeast Ohio Area?

Fractional CFO Services in the Northeast Ohio Area

Northeast Ohio
Service Areas

Local teams are available to serve your business in Northeast Ohio, including:

  • Cleveland, OH
  • Canton, OH
  • Akron, OH
  • Kent, OH
  • Wadsworth, OH
  • Wooster, OH
  • Youngstown, OH
  • Massillon, OH
  • Louisville, OH

Don’t see your area on the map? Contact us to learn about your options. Depending on your area, Fractional CFO service options may include: fully onsite, fully remote, or hybrid engagements.

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Local Community Involvement

From education and mentorship to community giving - take a look at some of the many ways FocusCFO supports the community and helps to keep business local in Northeast Ohio community.
 
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Best-In-Class Fractional CFO Services in Northeast Ohio

We work with businesses across Ohio, including Cleveland, Canton, Akron and surrounding areas, to provide the guidance and support your business needs to reach your goals.

FocusCFO provides best-in-class fractional CFO services for small and medium-sized businesses. If you're looking for an experienced executive to help you create value, we can help. Our associates understand the unique financial requirements of small companies and can identify the strategies that will help you chart your path to health, growth, and maximum impact.

We find you the perfect match, they become embedded in your team. We work with your leadership team to guide you to sustainable, transferrable business value. A fractional chief financial officer means you get the guidance your business needs, at a price you can afford.

A fractional chief financial officer provides practical support for all aspects of finance management without requiring a full-time commitment from your executive team or taking away from their core responsibilities

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GET IN TOUCH

Financial freedom starts with a simple conversation.

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Let’s start with a conversation about your challenges and vision to see if we are a fit for each other.
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A complimentary half-day assessment: A CFO will sit down with you to explore further, assess fit and need, and chart a path forward.
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Let's get to work: your CFO will work closely with you and your team to set priorities, deliverables, and execute the plan.
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Reach new heights⁠—with a trusted guide at your side, climbing to greater health, growth, and value.