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Mitchell Hymowitz

Mitchell Hymowitz

Seattle, WA, United States
Member since March 20, 2017
Mitchell is an experienced Interim CFO who untangles thorny investment deals, closes stubborn financial deals, and builds complex financial models. As the Pacific Northwest's longest-tenured and most experienced consulting CFO, he has worked on over 90 financings and M&A deals valued at over $500 million. Mitchell has been freelancing full-time for over 25 years as it allows him to work with a wide variety of clients and their unique problems.
Mitchell is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • Biotech
  • Pharmaceuticals
Other Expertise
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • CFO
  • Due Diligence
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Recapitalization
  • Venture Funding
  • CFO
    1992 - PRESENT
    CFO Services LLC
    • Leveraged my experience to succeed as Interim CFO, untangling thorny investment deals, closing stubborn financial deals, and building financial models.
    • Gained a reputation as the go-to person for financing events and crisis management. Companies in need of an interim CFO often called me to fill the chair of a senior financial executive.
    • Learned how to anticipate roadblocks and create tactics that work, skills that made me popular with entrepreneurs and start-up investors.
    • Trusted by attorneys, CPAs, and VCs to provide the financial and logistical expertise to get their complicated deals done.
    • Extended my success beyond the workplace: fathered three successful children; licensed as an instrument-rated private pilot; competed in the 2016 World Curling Championships; and served as the Director of Statistics for the 2012 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships!
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Strategy, Venture Funding, Angel/Seed Funding, Debt Restructuring
  • VP-CFO, Treasurer, Secretary
    1986 - 1991
    Olympia Broadcasting Corp (NASDAQ: OBCC)
    • Designed, implemented, and directed all financial and infrastructural functions for a NASDAQ-listed radio broadcasting group.
    • Completed a combination debt and equity IPO underwritten by Drexel Burnham Lambert.
    • Closed seven M&A transactions and multiple bank lines of credit.
    • Managed investor relations and public reporting processes.
    • Supervised a staff of thirteen.
  • Assistant Controller
    1981 - 1986
    International Creative Management inc.
    • Directed all budgeting and forecasting activities for International Creative Management (the world's largest talent agency) and its corporate parent Josephson International.
    • Participated in twelve M&A and financing transactions valued at over $150 million.
    • Managed FP&A across all divisions: talent agency, radio station ownership, office design, and furnishing and stock brokerage.
    • Integrated PCs throughout all divisions.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Cash Flow Forecasting, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Finance Systems
  • Corporate Planning Analyst
    1979 - 1981
    American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (ABC)
    • Reviewed and analyzed broadcast operations, engineering, and company-wide capital equipment budgets (over $450 million per year).
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting
  • MBA degree in Strategic Planning and Finance
    1978 - 1981
    New York University - New York, NY, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics and Accounting
    1974 - 1978
    Rutgers College - New Brunswick, NJ, USA
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