Functional Experience

  • M&A from Negotiation to Post-Close Integration
  • Capital Formation, Private Placements, Debt Facilities
  • Financial Modelling, Budgeting, Forecasting, & Analysis
  • Managerial Accounting, KPI Implementation & Reporting
  • Finance, Accounting & IT Functions Restructuring
  • ERP Implementation, Digital Transformation

Example Industries

  • Consumer Products: Apparel & Accessories, Sporting Goods, Furniture, Specialty Food
  • Industrial Products: Filtration, Capital Equipment, Components, Flexible Packaging, Stainless Steel
  • Ecommerce, Technology Enabled B2B Services
  • Distribution, Logistics, Ground Transportation

Bill Kaczynski

PARTNER

Background

Bill is a senior financial executive with CFO, CEO, Board Governance, Private Equity and Corporate Finance experience. He has   sourced,  structured, diligence,  negotiated,   closed, and integrated acquisitions and divestitures. Bill has successfully transitioned companies from family/ founder owned to PE ownership, advancing accounting/ finance environments to support requirements of institutional capital providers. For more than 25 years, he has developed and executed strategic, operational, and financial plans that resulted in significant value creation for investors.

Relevant Experience

  • Chief Financial Officer – Jacob Ash Holdings, Zorch International, FlashNet Communications, Colorado Mountain Express
  • Acting Chief Executive Officer – Jacob Ash Holdings, Zorch International
  • Private Equity – Bridge Street Capital, Trivest Partners
  • Corporate Finance – Heller Financial
  • Board Member / Audit Committee – 16 companies
  • Public Accounting – PwC

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • Master of Business Administration – Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Evanston, IL
  • Bachelor of Science, Accountancy – University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
  • Certified Public Accountant – Inactive