SMARTER FINANCE

TO GROW WITH CONFIDENCE

We Give Finance Cover To Dozens of Small Companies in the New York area

Expert finance that makes economic sense is within your reach. You don’t need the expense of a full-time CFO to have a partner that gives you the same strategic guidance to ease your company’s growing pains, so you can confidently focus on running the business.

Focus on product and sales while mastering your finances, with part-time CFO cover that provides expert guidance on strategic planning, financial modeling, operations development and fundraising, plus bookkeeping & tax if you need it.

ACCELERATING DREAMS.

We Provide Expert Financial Guidance That Is Practical

Proven part-time CFOs help you understand the strategic implications of financial metrics to expedite your success. We work with you in key areas of finance such as:

Assistance with fundraising, Strategic business planning, Financial & business modeling, Budgeting & forecasting, Cash management, Development, implementation, & management of accounting processes, Financial Report Preparation & Presentation, Optimization of A/R & A/P to maximize cash flow, Vendor negotiations, Investor & Board of Directors meetings and presentations, and other non-financial CFO duties such as HR & Legal.

BUILDING SOLID GROWTH.

Meet Our Strategic CFOs and Expert Bookkeepers

We have a solid team of strategic on-demand CFOs and Bookkeepers & Tax experts, in the New York area, that give small companies the finance cover they need to grow with confidence.

Mike Kaswan

Mike has over 25 years of experience as a senior finance executive, venture capital investor, chief executive officer and board member, working with rapidly growing companies in the healthcare and other industries.

Mike is passionate about entrepreneurship and business value creation, having conceived and written the business plans for two companies that achieved cash exits for a combined $1.4 billion, been a co-founder of a venture capital firm that raised over $290 million in investment capital and created and run a “start-up by acquisition” with over 200 employees.

Mike holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Commerce with a Finance concentration from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Parm Kang

Parm brings more than fifteen years of financial expertise to help Startups and Boards assess strategic opportunities and manage risk.  His experience in strategy, finance & operations, growth planning, forecasting planning & analysis, fund raising, and financial models gives CEOs the cover they need to grow with confidence. His experience includes CFO roles at Fab.com, Waywire, Timedata, and Strategic CFO consulting to multiple other Companies across growth stages and verticals.  Parm is a proven finance partner, helping CEOs build solid financial foundations and practices. Parm was also a VP of Strategic Planning at JP Morgan Chase and a VP of Innovation at Bank of New York Mellon.

Parm earned his MBA from Yale School of Management, MSc in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management from The London School of Economics, and BSc in Mathematics from UCLA.

Parm has deep expertise in SaaS, E-commerce, IT, and online advertising models, which he applies to give startups superb growth insights, and set best practices in all areas of finance.

Steven Lord

Steven runs our East Coast on-demand CFOs practice. He has led, founded and managed companies in the financial technology, asset management and publishing sectors in Europe and in the United States. His 25-year career as an entrepreneur and senior executive in both public and private companies equips him with a deep understanding of strategic capital formation, financial modeling, operational efficiencies, restructuring and turnaround management, and M&A.

Steve has served as a senior consultant and interim CFO for companies across a broad range of sectors and sizes, bringing particular expertise with subscription-based business models (including SaaS) in the fintech, publishing and digital currency/blockchain industries to Burkland.  Steve also has served as an expert witness for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is active in disaster relief missions as a Civil Air Patrol liaison officer to FEMA’s Region II.

Steve holds a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.

Morgan Rodd

Morgan brings over 25 years of finance experience in tech. He’s been a CFO, a venture capitalist, a corporate development executive, and an investment banker. Morgan has developed deep domain expertise in cloud-based software subscription models and their key financial and business metrics. He focuses his wealth of expertise on companies building SaaS businesses. His recent CFO clients have included Canvs.AI (SaaS data analytics), LegalPublish (SaaS marketing automation), PushSend (SaaS marketing and event communications) and AdvantEdge Analytics (SaaS fintech and data management ).

Morgan’s experience also includes Alex Brown & Sons, where he executed public offerings and M&A transactions for leading companies in tech, Volpe Brown Whelan, which took the first Internet company, Netcom Online; E*Trade, where he managed and executed acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic investments and co-managed E*Trade’s direct investing venture capital group; and ArrowPath Venture Partners, an early-stage venture fund with $300 million under management. As a VC, he invested over $125 million in more than 25 companies. Two of Morgan’s investments, Equinix and Financial Engines, went public while a number have been acquired by companies such as Cisco, VMWare, Oracle, Dell-EMC, and Symantec.

Morgan graduated with a BA in History from Wesleyan University and earned his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance.

WISDOM COMES FROM KNOWING

“As an early stage company, Burkland Associates’ finance cover has been critical to our initial success.”

Casey Rayan, Gamut Labs

“As our on-demand CFO during our critical growth years, Jeff Burkland’s strategic approach to finance was an invaluable element of our success.”

Peter Reinhardt, Segment

“We find Burkland Associates help in areas that range from financial modeling to dales compensation design invaluable as we prepare the business to meet the critical milestones to raise a Series B.”

Sanish Modkar, LEGION Technologies

SMARTER FINANCE TO GROW WITH CONFIDENCE.