Brady Onishi


Brady has more than 20 years of experience as a CFO and advisor to CEOs, senior executives, and owners of privately held and public companies.

Brady has more than 20 years of experience as a CFO and advisor to CEOs, senior executives, and owners of privately held and public companies. As his CFO experience encompasses working with companies from $5 million to $700 million in revenues, Brady can provide insights and guidance to companies throughout all parts of their life cycles. Brady’s industry experience includes retail, hospitality, consumer products, food, media & entertainment, engineering & construction, software, manufacturing, and distribution.

Brady’s experience as a CFO extends to virtually every aspect of a business’s financial and operational needs. In addition to turnarounds, building, rebuilding, and managing financial teams of all sizes and complexity, he has also had direct management responsibility for HR, IT, Credit & Collections, Operations, Contracts and Sales. The commonality has been his ability to work with his peers and mentor teams to achieve the company’s goals.

Before becoming a CFO, Brady held several key operational and financial roles at companies such as Unified Grocers (now UNFI), Deluxe Entertainment, Disney, and Warner Bros.  Brady is one of a handful of CFOs who has worked in public accounting as well as investment banking.  He began his career at Deloitte & Touche and he was also an M&A banker at Houlihan Lokey, a leading middle-market investment bank and restructuring firm.

Brady’s formal education includes an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a MAcc from the University of Southern California Leventhal School of Accounting, and a BS from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.