John Ferrara


John has over twenty years of C-level experience at public, private and private equity portfolio entrepreneurial companies with a prior background at two Fortune 500 corporations and a Big 4 public accounting firm.

John has over twenty years of C-level experience at public, private and private equity portfolio entrepreneurial companies with a prior background at two Fortune 500 corporations and a Big 4 public accounting firm. He is also an experienced Corporate Director, having served on the Boards and Audit Committees of four publicly traded companies and not-for-profits. 

As a CFO, John has extensive experience in strategy, finance, operations and has developed and executed business plans to grow revenues, control costs, manage cash, mitigate risks, improve operating efficiencies, increase profitability and build shareholder value.

John has a demonstrated ability to lead a company through change, whether it is a change in control, business strategy, senior management or change as a result of acquisitions, downsizings, spin-offs, restructurings and/or financings. John has worked at start-ups, turnarounds and high growth companies. A trusted adviser to the CEO, a partner to operating management and key contact to the financial community, John is known for promoting sound business practices and financial accountability.

Among John’s accomplishments:

  • Successfully led portfolio company exits
  • Raised significant debt & equity capital, including IPO
  • Closed & integrated numerous acquisitions
  • Restructured operations & managed cash flow
  • Built financial teams & led the Legal, HR & IT groups