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Joseph Valentic, Fractional COO Expert and Consultant.

Joseph Valentic

Verified Expert in Finance
33 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

Joe has 30+ years of middle-market financial services experience as an investment banker, CFO/COO, strategy consultant, public accountant, banker, and board leader. He excels with strategic planning, fractional CFO, pitch deck creation, fundraising, FP&A, M&A due diligence, and research. Joe helps businesses achieve their growth goals by integrating strategy, fractional executive services, financial planning, and capital placement services.

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Don Miller, Top Fractional COO Consultant.

Don Miller

Verified Expert in Finance
19 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

Don is a strategic and relationship-driven servant leader with over 15 years of experience in finance, HR, operations, strategy development and execution, business transformation, and process improvement.
 He has demonstrated success in building teams and systems to help organizations adapt to changing circumstances, scale sustainably, advance their missions, and live their values. 

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Rich Adams, Freelance Fractional COO Expert.

Rich Adams

Verified Expert in Finance
24 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

Rich is an award-winning leader specializing in answering his clients' business growth, operations, and change management questions with innovative techniques. He has over 20 years of experience in business development, operations, management, and market strategy, working with private equity and Fortune 100 companies like Kroger, Cigna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Lately, Rich has founded DART, an organization focusing on innovative digital health solutions.

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Tory Green, Freelance Fractional COO Specialist.

Tory Green

Verified Expert in Finance
21 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

Tory is a Stanford graduate and partner at Tiller Partners, a US-based VC with over 20 investments and $100+ million AUM. He enjoys freelancing to reinforce his nearly 20 years of experience in strategy (Disney, Fox) and finance (Oaktree, Merrill Lynch). Tory also has a deep background in entrepreneurship and operations, as the COO and CFO of a venture-backed fintech startup and co-founder of a digital publishing firm with a Top 50 iTunes ranking podcast and over 2 million downloads per month.

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John Lee, Fractional COO Expert For Hire.

John Lee

Verified Expert in Finance
18 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

John is a highly commercial, entrepreneurial, culturally intelligent leader who speaks six languages. His proudest achievement was founding his own travel technology startup, CultureMee, which won global awards in business and leisure travel. He is also proud to have led a Europe-wide, cross-functional supply chain project, which drove a €40 million reduction in working capital in CRH Plc, one of the largest construction companies in the world.

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Thomas Ruland, Fractional COO Professional.

Thomas Ruland

Verified Expert in Finance
17 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

Thomas has nearly two decades of experience in finance, specializing in M&A, finance operations, and strategic leadership in startup settings. His expertise includes executing M&A transactions, leading capital-raising efforts, and serving as interim CFO/COO. Proficient in both advisory and operational roles, Thomas integrates analytical depth with a pragmatic, hands-on leadership style, making him a versatile and effective finance professional.

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Tim Dudley, Independent Fractional COO Consultant.

Tim Dudley

Verified Expert in Finance
33 Years of Experience

Fractional COO

Tim is a senior financial expert with extensive experience including BlackRock, Barclays, and E&Y. He's ACA certified with an exemplary record of delivering challenging, complex projects and addressing a company's biggest issues at the board level. His projects include establishing a pricing function valuing $7 trillion of assets, corporate finance activities, regulatory remediations, fund accounting, and system migrations. Tim now freelances to share his expertise with a wider audience.

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