William H. White, Finance Expert in Denver, CO, United States
William H. White

Finance Expert in Denver, CO, United States

Member since February 15, 2020
Will is a finance executive and veteran with a wealth of experience consulting for startups and mid-sized businesses. He has successfully led 12 M&A transactions for $350 million in enterprise value and has helped startup clients raise millions in seed capital. Will has a genuine passion for assisting businesses to manage capital and navigate through volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) situations.
William is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Case studies

Industry Expertise

  • Healthcare
  • Startups
  • Technology

Employment

  • Head of Finance and Corporate Development

    2017 - PRESENT
    Affordify
    • Built and mentored a cross-functional team of three that handles finance, payments, corporate development, special projects, and analytics.
    • Supported the strategic growth planning that resulted in 400% revenue growth, three new product launches, and 5x more employees across multiple states in two years.
    • Guided business development team to provide customer analysis & strategy, pricing guidance, and product expertise, empowering their success.
    • Collaborated with the executive team to develop company-wide strategic planning, business initiatives, special projects, and systems improvements.
    • Partnered with operations, marketing, sales, and technology teams to ensure streamlined processes for the allocation of limited resources.
    • Successfully closed two rounds of seed capital, raising $1.2 million, at increasing valuations.
    Focus areas: Project Management, Seed Fundraising, Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Valuation, Business Planning, Fundraising, Financial Modeling, Research, Capital Raising, Budgeting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Managing Partner

    2009 - PRESENT
    Goldblum Lentz & Co.
    • Completed $350 million in successful M&A transactions, including four years as transaction leader of a team of seven.
    • Developed two turnaround business plans and over a dozen growth oriented business plans for clients.
    • Negotiated numerous M&A transactions to achieve better client outcomes, including over $5 million in liquidity.
    • Led the global business development efforts that included managing the team that contacted over 550 private equity firms, 100 strategic targets, and over 300 potential clients over two years.
    • Advise three startups on financial operations, including pricing, compensation, and capital structure.
    • Developed detailed business analysis materials including financial models, multiple valuation approaches, pro-forma modeling, and strategic analysis models.
    Focus areas: Market Research, Private Equity, Due Diligence, Fundraising, Valuation, Negotiation, Technology, Consumer Products, Healthcare, Consulting, Change Management, Financial Consultation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Public Affairs Leadership

    2001 - PRESENT
    US Army Reserve
    • Supervise a team of five soldiers in support of the unit’s public affairs mission.
    • Generated monthly storyboards, produced retention materials, and wrote the unit’s newsletter.
    • Provided legal support consisting of separations from service and courts-martial.
    • Led soldiers in the support of nearly every military paralegal function such as military criminal justice, legal support, ethics reviews, and government contracting.
    Focus areas: Research, Government Contracting, Legal Research, Paralegal, Global Operations, Leadership

Education

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Leadership
    2018 - 2020
    University of Denver - Denver, CO, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Philosophy
    2006 - 2010
    University of Colorado Boulder - Boulder, CO, USA

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