Todd Guthrie is a CPA and has an established track record of value creation in all areas of financial and operational management, performing in VP and CFO roles of high-growth and high-change environments. He has extensive experience maximizing growth potential while avoiding unnecessary risks of high-potential businesses, building efficient back offices for growing companies, making financial issues and strategies understandable to all levels of management, providing financial accountability, implementing internal controls and HR strategies, and providing successful exit strategies for next-stage candidates.
Mr. Guthrie’s expertise spans value creation and exit strategies, financial modeling and analysis, enhanced cash flow and strategic financial leadership, infrastructure development, financial alignment, legal, IP and risk analysis, IT/IS growth strategies, HR and compensation plans.
Mr. Guthrie currently serves as practice partner for the Tangible Products and Services Practice of TechCFO LLC. He has extensive experience in financial support of all aspects of manufacturing and services businesses, including: sales, marketing, multi-channel distribution, international operations, and related services.
Mr. Guthrie has served as CFO for Sidel North & Central America, the Tetra Laval subsidiary, providing six years of financial leadership for Mexico, USA and Canada. Tetra Laval is the undisputed worldwide leader of liquid-food packaging machinery. At Sidel, Mr. Guthrie provided financial oversight for the $330MM region representing multiple products and services lines of business, including: sales, manufacturing, installation, after-sales services, parts support, training, feasibility and testing, mold shop and service contracts. He also managed financial and treasury services, risk management, IT/IS, and HR for Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Mexico City offices. Notable customers include: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, their significant bottlers, Nestle, significant breweries, and related converters and Central American affiliates.
Mr. Guthrie also served as VP for Lund International Holdings and as CFO for their largest subsidiary, providing financial leadership of the $200MM public holding company in Anoka, Minnesota and the $85MM, Atlanta-based automotive accessories supplier. He was responsible for finance, IT/IS, customer service, HR, and shipping. Todd’s primary customers included: GM, Ford, Daimler-Chrysler, Wal-Mart, Advance Auto, Pep Boys, K-Mart, Discount Auto, and regional distributors.
Mr. Guthrie is a Georgia-licensed CPA and started his career with KPMG Atlanta office. Todd studied accounting and computer science at Bob Jones University in South Carolina. Todd prides himself on shaping finance and HR into strategic assets of the companies he has helped build.
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TechCXO Client MemberSuite Raises $11M Series B
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