The vcfo team continues to expand with the recent addition of Consulting CFO Elbert Johnson.
Elbert is a senior finance professional with nearly three decades of experience in financial reporting and analysis, banking and credit relationships, treasury-cash management, profit improvement, budgeting and forecasting, and e-commerce across multiple industries. He is particularly skilled in implementing effective cost control strategies, improving business operations and bottom-line profitability, using his strong analytical skills to support accurate corporate decision making, and managing diverse organizational teams to improve revenues while retaining top talent. His leadership skills span from recruiting, training, and mentoring the next generation of finance professionals to being a trusted financial advisor to corporate management teams.
Prior to joining vcfo, Elbert’s career includes Controller, CFO, and Vice President positions for organizations such as NBG Home, Premier Designs, Inc., Missouri Walnut, and Advanced Sleep. During this time, he designed and implemented a private label credit card program with a 180 day same as cash option that reduced credit card fees 75% and grew revenue by 25% in first year, led a severely cash-strapped company through seven months of operations and successful sale to a third party, negotiated reopening a shuttered manufacturing facility with investment help from the state of Pennsylvania’s economic development department, and selected and implemented several ERP systems. Elbert also holds the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant; Certified Management Accountant; Chartered Global Management Accountant; Certificate in Forensic Accounting. Elbert currently serves as the treasurer for his local homeowner’s association.
vcfo provides an integrated suite of finance, HR and recruiting support, including outsourcing and consulting solutions that improve operational performance and optimize productivity. Founded in 1996, vcfo pioneered the concept of the “Virtual CFO” with its original core offering of fractional or part-time CFO solutions. For 25 years, we have worked with more than 5,000 clients, evolving our service offerings and geographical footprint to meet new industry and market needs—expanding what we offer, the value we provide and the way we deliver it. At vcfo, our mission is always to make your company stronger.