Hank has a passion for serving business owners and CEOs as a “CFO partner” working together to define and drive a comprehensive vision for success.
Hank’s experience ranges from helping Intel achieve and implement world-class manufacturing financial processes and systems during a critical early period; to leading and assisting some of the most exciting private firms (a number with venture-backing) in Silicon Valley and beyond to achieve fast-growth; and then transitioning a few onto acquisition or public listing.
At Intel, Hank was instrumental in helping in the transition from Intel’s original engineering focus to becoming a leader in “world-class” manufacturing. His work with Intel and other clients like Interro Systems involved sophisticated inventory and supply-chain management and systems including MRP/ERP.
Hank also has deep experience in Life Sciences/Medical Devices. As CFO of IntelliDx, Hank worked with the CEO and team to build the financial models and grow the Finance team for the development of a blood-glucose monitor for hospital ICU environments. He engaged with CRO firms as part of both FDA and CE-mark approval processes.
Hank operates by always guiding the implementation of a strong financial foundation coupled with the development of operational plans with milestones for
success. Over his career he has helped companies raise tens of millions of dollars using venture capital and/or venture debt from a variety of domestic and
International investor groups.
Hank is known for providing superior guidance as an analytical strategist; for his excellent leadership skills with finance teams; for developing and interpreting key SaaS metrics; for understanding and implementing ERP, JIT inventory and global supply chain management; and for partnering with management teams along with guiding company growth.
During his career at Intel, Hank won the Intel Achievement Award, the company’s highest award, recognizing his outstanding business contribution worldwide.
Hank holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Duke University where he graduated magna cum laude and his thesis “Teenagers and the Minimum Wage” was awarded Top Prize and published in “Studies in Economics and Finance”.
Hank is based in the Bay Area. He currently serves as a member of the San Jose Rotary where he is the Founding Chair of Career Development.