Joe Pruett Joins vcfo Austin Team as Consulting CFO
Joe Pruett joins the vcfo team as a Consulting CFO for the Austin market. Joe Pruett is a successful, seasoned executive with over two decades’ worth of experience in senior financial leadership positions, including CFO, CAO, VP of Finance and Controller in both privately held and publicly traded businesses. His industry experience includes real estate, defense/military, franchising, construction, manufacturing, SaaS, technology and communications industries and a broad range of companies including start-up, medium and large businesses.
“We are delighted to have Joe join the Austin team,” said Cristina Silingardi, Austin Managing Director of vcfo. “His industry insight and financial acumen are exactly what our clients need and seek in their Consulting CFO.”
Joe’s positions have included direct oversight of financial and administrative functions, including BOD presentations, analyst communications, controllership function, human resources, facilities, risk management, taxation, financial planning and analysis, and strategic planning and development. Joe also has significant experience managing merger and acquisitions, both from the buy and sell side.
Prior to joining VCFO, Joe has spent much of his career working for various high-stakes firms located in and around the city of Austin, including Schlotzsky’s (NASDAQ: BUNZ), Rx.com, AT&T, Serenova, and Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).
“I revel in the opportunity to serve a variety of clients who will gain value from my personal years of experience in their respective industries. vcfo ensures each client is receiving expert level consulting and strategic guidance from a senior, tenured CFO.” Joe Pruett
Joe holds a CPA license and is a Six Sigma green belt and received his Bachelor of Business Administration -Accounting Concentration (Magna Cum Laude) at California State University in Stanislaus, CA.
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 4,000 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.