vcfo Grows with the Addition of Strategic Financial Consultants in Texas

vcfo welcomed the addition of six new consultants across their Texas market this past year. The Austin market welcomed Michael Mariano as Corporate CFO and EVP, Brian Wright and Scott Sechovec as consulting CFOs and Mark Wilson as Consulting Controller. Brian Bruce joined the Dallas team as Consulting CFO, and Chris Hysinger joined in Houston as Consulting CFO.

Michael Mariano rejoined the vcfo team as a Corporate CFO and EVP. Michael Mariano previously served as a Consulting CFO for vcfo’s Austin clients. Michael is a highly experienced and dedicated financial professional with over 35 years of experience. Michael’s exceptional financial leadership and professional skills in business planning, domestic and international team building, account management, and SaaS, in conjunction with his technical knowledge and business acumen have allowed him to guide various organizations towards their goals, while also focusing on the details.

“Mike is an innovative out of the box thinker and brings great experience and expertise to vcfo overall,” said Ellen Wood, CEO of vcfo. “We could not be more pleased with his addition to the team.”

Brian Wright, a seasoned financial professional with over 25 years of experience in financial and accounting consulting, advising, and guidance brings a wealth of experience within the transit and manufacturing industries to the team. Brian understands the high the stakes environment and has worked to ensure operational alignment and company synergy for his clients.

Scott Sechovec is a Chief Financial Officer experienced in implementing research-backed, financial strategies to lead world-class organizations to financial success. With nearly twenty years of experience in telecommunications, semiconductors, investment banking, and nanotechnology, Scott has directed over 100 accounting and IT employees in multi-entity environments.

“I am excited to join a well-respected company with a history of providing superior Finance, Human Resource and Recruiting solutions for businesses seeking tailored advice for their specific issues. VCFO provides these solutions with the highest standards of ethics and care. I look forward in helping find solutions for our clients,” says Sechovec.

Mark Wilson joined the as Consulting Controller with over a decade of experience in strategic planning, cost control, forecasting and audit and tax. His industry background includes construction, building materials, travel and tourism, consumer goods, restaurants, sporting goods, retail, military, food and beverage, medical practice and wholesale.

Brian Bruce is also a returning consultant for the Dallas team. Brian is a dynamic and driven CFO able to deliver sustainable business initiatives and profitable growth with over 20 years of experience that includes biotechnology, saas, telecommunications, real estate and healthcare. Brian has provided each of his clients with powerful leadership, and he works to provide his expertise in the areas of financial reporting and modeling, financial analysis, budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, and planning and strategy.

Christopher Hysinger joins the Houston team as a Consulting CFO with over a decade of experience in Financial Management, Capital Markets, Investment Identification and analysis, financial hedging, risk management, financial modeling, asset analysis and valuation. His industry expertise includes venture capital and private equity, consumer goods, wholesale, oil and energy, import and export, automotive and capital markets.

“It is an amazing win for vcfo to welcome these talented financial professionals as we continue to grow in each of our Texas markets,” says Wood.

About vcfo
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 over 20 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.

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