vcfo at a Glance

vcfo is a unique professional services firm offering a customized team model to assist companies with financial, recruiting and human resources needs. We strengthen companies by using a custom approach to create an optimal, flexible team of highly trained vcfo employees to address your particular requirements. You access the right level of expertise and you pay only for the time you need it.

As trusted advisors to the CEO and management team, vcfo relies on a unique platform, industry best practices and proven methodologies to help solve the most complex operational business issues. When you work with vcfo, your business receives more than the knowledge of one professional - you harness the expertise of the entire vcfo team. vcfo has supported more than 3,000 clients nationwide with offices in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston and Seattle.

Corporate Teams:

  • Ellen Wood, CEO
  • Darrell Tesmer, Chief Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President
  • Mike Wilfley, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
  • Kim Hughes, Vice President of Business Development 
  • Kim Flores, Vice President of Human Resources

Regional Points of Contact:

  • Carter Freeman, Vice President, Western Region
  • Cristina Silingardi, Managing Director, Austin 
  • Steven A. Cook, Managing Director, Dallas
  • Mike Mackey, Regional Vice President 

Key Milestones:

  • Company Founded: December 1996
  • Dallas Office Opened: May 2002
  • Surpassed 500 Clients: Q1 2004
  • Denver Office Opened: September 2005
  • Introduced HR Services: 2006
  • Seattle Office Opened: January 2007
  • Houston Office Opened: December 2009
  • Added Bankruptcy Services: 2011
  • Surpassed 1,800 Clients: January 2011
  • Surpassed 2,000 Clients: Q3 2012
  • Expanded Recruiting Service Areas: February 2014
  • Introduced Technology Services: June 2015
  • Surpassed 3,000 Clients: Q3 2015
  • Merger with Cook CFOs: April 2016