Portrait of Walt Spevak

Walt Spevak

Managing Director of Startup CFO Services

Walt Spevak has over 30 years of business experience working with both startups and public companies, for-profits and nonprofits. He has worked with companies ranging in size from two-pizza teams to multi-thousand employees.

Areas of Expertise

  • Analytics
  • Capital Raising
  • CFO Services for Startups
  • Consumer Business
  • Due Diligence
  • Financial Modeling
  • Forecasting
  • Fundraising
  • Investor Relations
  • Management Reporting & KPIs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Outsourced CFO Services
  • Series Seed through C
  • Strategy

Industry Experience

  • SaaS
  • Healthcare
  • FinTech


  • Sailing

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Stanford University, MBA
  • Stanford University, BA in Economics

Walt Spevak's Biography

Walt is the Managing Director of Burkland’s CFO Services practice comprising over 30 outsourced CFO team members across the US.

The team focuses on supporting companies in SaaS, Fintech, Healthcare, and Consumer business sectors from Series Seed through C. He also leads the Sales Operations function at Burkland which in 2020 closed over 175 clients. 

Prior to Burkland, Walt spent nearly two decades at Autodesk in various corporate roles as it grew from less than 100 people and $9M in revenue to nearly 3,000 employees and almost $1B in revenue when he left to begin angel investing in the start-up world.

Walt holds both a BA in Economics with honors and an MBA from Stanford University.

 Outside of Burkland Walt is an avid sailor, racing Laser dinghies in national and international competitions. Ask him anytime about growing up at Lake Okoboji, IA.