Morris Stemp is a finance, operations, and technology executive who assists New York area construction, healthcare, tech and SaaS startups and growing companies as an interim and fractional CFO and COO.
He is a dedicated, energetic, and customer-focused leader who leads from behind through his personal core values of creativity, excellence, adventure, and growth. Morris is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified executive and leadership coach with an action-oriented, mentorship mindset. His unique, performance-oriented W@CKi “red glasses culture” focused on Wisdom, Accountability, Creativity, Knowledge, and Innovation drives highly engaged teams to achieve high levels of business growth.
Morris is skilled at recognizing patterns, understanding operational flows, and integrating systems into existing work environments. He has distinguished himself as a nationally recognized expert in the selection, evaluation, and implementation of integrated accounting, payroll, manufacturing, and office productivity systems across industries. He delivers sustainable outcomes with no ho-hum solutions.
Included among Morris’ other skills are:
- Business & Startup Leadership
- Budgeting & Cash Flow Management
- Project & Change Management
- Shareholder Cap Table Management
- Financial Modeling, Business Intelligence, KPIs & Analytics
- Business Growth & Scaling
- Revenue Maximization Strategies
- Systems Implementation, Customization & Integration
- HIPAA Compliance & Security
During his distinguished career, Morris served as:
CFO of Slingshot Health, a healthcare marketplace startup with over 30 employees. Morris was hired by the CEO to design integrations with EHR systems. He quickly expanded that role to lead business analytics, internal accounting, financial projections and modeling, cash flow management, human resources, performance management, HIPAA Compliance, and stockholder communications. The team raised $15M in seed round funding.
Founder & Partner serving as the COO, CFO, and Chief Culture Officer of StratX IT Solutions. StratX was formed from the merger of Stemp Systems and a healthcare-focused local MSP. Morris was responsible for the successful integration of the two company’s systems, operations, and culture and grew the combined entity to $10M and 70 employees with over $800K of monthly recurring revenue.
Founder & CEO of Stemp Systems Group, an IT consulting and outsourced technical support organization which delivered IT resources to clients not large enough to warrant their own IT department yet had extensive, ongoing IT needs. He grew the business to $4M and 40 staff. Clients included a nursing home management client with over 5,000 users and 400 nursing homes in the US. The project included 200+ servers with 24/7 helpdesk support, complete redundancy, disaster planning and business continuity design with dozens of state-of-the-art sub-systems.
Morris began his career as a Senior Accountant and Consultant with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG) in New York City.
Morris holds an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BBA in Accounting & Organizational Psychology from Baruch College. You can read more about Morris’ background at www.morrisstemp.com.