Tom is the founder of PFH Capital, an investment adviser and financial consultancy. He has extensive experience across the financial spectrum—from bottom-up accounting and reporting to top-down analysis and valuation.
Worked as an investment adviser with experience on both the long and short side across multiple asset classes—including common and preferred equity, fixed income, exchange-traded products, warrants, options, and contingent value rights.
Provided financial planning and investment analysis for local clients—primarily in the real estate market.
Focus areas: Valuation, Business Plan Development, Comparable Company Analysis, Capital Structure Analysis, Equity Research, Investor Communications, Portfolio Analysis
2009 - PRESENT
Faded Red | Cornell University Rugby Alumni Association
Directed the financial operations as a volunteer.
Increased fundraising 2300% between 2009 and 2014.
Launched a major endowment push in 2016.
Focus areas: Fundraising, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Business Plan Development
2010 - 2018
Contrack Watts, Inc.
Reported to the CFO—performing financial reporting, budgeting, and analysis functions.
Coordinated consolidated financial reporting from monthly internal management accounts to annually audited financials.
Managed the monthly “outlook” forecast and annual budget process used by management to monitor financial results and establish strategic direction.
Prepared corporate indirect billing rates used for the US government and Department of Defense contracts and coordinated associated DCAA audits and other inquiries.
Worked on special projects on behalf of the CFO as required in support of corporate level initiatives, e.g., the acquisition of the $700 million US construction firm (Weitz), corporate restructuring, IT implementation, and more.
Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Financial Modeling, Variance Analysis, Audit Management, Three Statement Operating Model, Revenue & Expense Projections, Cost Reduction and Optimization, Accounting, Profitability Analysis, Data Analysis, Ratio Analysis
Budgeting & Reporting Manager
2006 - 2010
Orascom Construction Industries
Based at the corporate headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
Launched the monthly “outlook” forecast and annual budget process currently used across the $1.9 billion international construction group.
Coordinated the implementation of a shared service accounting operations center in Dubai to support offshore operating entity accounting and reporting.