The Startup Garage
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Michael A Russell- Chief Financial Officer Michael A. Russell, has over twenty years of experience as a CFO--principally with rapidly growing, technology-based, manufacturing and software companies. Michael is an expert in creating financial plans that meet the needs of investors. He been associated with both private and public companies, and has experience in almost every role in a financial department. These responsibilities have included the accounting, credit and collections,treasury, financial planning and budgeting, information systems, and human resources functions over the course of his career. Michael’s record of equity financing speaks for itself, having participated in raising over $75 million. As a consultant and advisor to emerging companies, he has significant experience in the development of financial strategy and direction, monitoring and explaining performance versus the agreed-to plan. As a CFO for companies in the startup phase, he is able to span the requirements of a financial management position from day to day detail to assessing the overall view of the strategic direction of the organization. Having developed and maintained relationships with bankers, investors and shareholders. In summary, Michael is an experienced financial professional with the ability to establish and maintain a high quality financial and administrative function to meet any startup’s needs, as well as the knowledge and experience to provide effective direction for the company.