Rick Lynch is a CPA and MBA with 20 years of financial and operational leadership experience, with public and private firms in retail technology, telecom, software and healthcare, as well as experience with Big 4 public accounting and management consulting firms.
Prior to joining TechCXO, Rick was CFO for VueMedia, Inc., a retail payment and loyalty software company where he assisted with the Company’s start-up and procured its initial round of capital. Prior to that, Rick led a successful corporate turnaround while serving as president and COO for E-Visions, Inc., a $50 million IBM technology reseller and joint venture partner of Inacom Information Systems.
Previously Rick was co-founder and CFO for Edgecom, Inc. where he played a key role in its acquisition by GTECH, a $1 billion public company and the world’s largest lottery transaction network provider. He later participated in the spin off to Hewlett Packard/VeriFone, Inc., where he assumed the position of corporate development manager.
His early public company experience includes serving as Director of Finance and Reporting for National Healthcare, Inc., a $250 million public healthcare company where he was responsible for all S.E.C. and audit reporting, and for the consolidation of the Company’s 34 subsidiaries. Rick also served over four years as consulting manager for Tunstall Consulting, Inc., a leading management firm providing strategic planning and corporate finance services for clients in rapid growth, turnaround or acquisition modes.
Rick began his career with Arthur Andersen & Company, earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from The Citadel, is a CPA, and received his MBA from Georgia State University ’s Executive Program in 2002.