Jeff Burkland

CEO & Founder

Jeff Burkland is the founder and CEO of Burkland. Under his leadership, the company has grown steadily and now provides finance cover to 800+ startups across the USA.

Jeff brings over 25 years of strategic and tactical financial management experience and business leadership, in both the corporate world and startups, to Burkland. He is an expert in business planning, fundraising, financial modeling, management, strategic planning, and process improvement.

Most importantly, Jeff is known to Burkland clients for his help in building their businesses and his innovative thinking.

Before founding Burkland, Jeff co-founded CRC Results, a financial consulting firm that provided Sarbanes-Oxley, Internal Audit, and Strategic Finance advice and services. He grew the company to over 40 consultants, leading Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 efforts for several large- and small-cap telecommunications and financial services clients.

Jeff played a key role in the development of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance methodology for a multi-billion dollar communications company which was among the first firms in the world to successfully attain certification of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.

Jeff received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Duke University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.