Portrait of Chester Hurtado

Chester Hurtado

Areas of Expertise

  • Capital Raising
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Due Diligence
  • Forecasting
  • Fundraising
  • Global Consolidations
  • IFRS
  • Investor Relations
  • Management Reporting & KPIs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Risk Management
  • Tax & Treasury

Industry Experience

  • Consumer / Food & Beverage
  • SaaS • Healthcare
  • Professional Services
  • New Ventures
  • Smart Manufacturing

Recent Engagements

  • Ambidextrous
  • Pachama
  • Xertica

Education & Professional Certifications

Chester is a versatile CFO with extensive finance, management, and operating experience in the following industries - Internet, Software, Subscription, Professional Services, Consumer Products, Retail, Manufacturing and Financial Services companies. Chester is also the founder of two companies, TradeWorks Management Services, accounting, and finance consulting firm and Prescience Corporation, a math software application.

Chester is well regarded for his work helping tech startups raise capital, negotiate term sheets and finalize capitalization. His experience includes developing business plans, investor presentations, forecasts, budgets, cash flows, capital investments, and tax strategies. Chester has also deep experience in performance reporting and spotting trends and business issues that affect the execution of company goals. Chester works closely with the CEO, the BOD, and senior management to present and communicate company-wide achievements and provide ideas on how to seize new opportunities and mitigate shortfalls.