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Chris Schwalbach

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Managing Partner

Chris Schwalbach founded AVL Growth Partners in 2009 with the goal of addressing the lack of finance & accounting operations expertise available to passionate entrepreneurs, with a vision to bring the same level of expertise, passion, and focus as Cooley, LLP did in legal services and Silicon Valley Bank did in banking. Chris has helped numerous AVL client companies including SaaS, Medical Device, Services, and Digital Media with setup, capital raises, growth strategies, planning, and execution. As managing partner, Chris leads the company’s growth and expansion with AVL having served over 250 high growth companies in over 15 states and internationally. He is focused on building and developing a team of outstanding professionals, crafting a unique and engaging culture in our space, and contributing to the entrepreneurial ecosystems in our target markets.

Prior to founding AVL, Chris, an entrepreneur himself, was a “first five employee” and CFO for several angel and venture backed start-ups where he led multiple debt and equity transactions. He also owned, operated, and sold a multi-million dollar manufacturing company and has held various finance leadership roles at multiple corporations including StorageTek and Arthur Andersen (Audit and Business Consulting practices).

Heralding from Wisconsin, Chris obtained dual bachelor degrees in both Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and later earned his MBA from the University of Michigan where he was awarded a full ride Dean’s List Scholarship.

Rich Frankenheimer

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Partner

Rich Frankenheimer is a seasoned entrepreneur and CFO, with over 25 years of finance and operations experience. As a Partner in AVL Growth Partners, Rich has spent the past 6 years providing CFO services to over 40 high trajectory businesses, supporting 30+ rounds of equity/debt financings primarily in the technology, SaaS and manufacturing markets. Prior to joining AVL, Rich was the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of touchPoint Partners, an angel capital funded impact marketing firm focused on Corporate Social Responsibility. Rich was also the CFO of SimAuthor Inc., a venture capital funded, software technology and services company, where he helped lead the company from start-up through successful acquisition. Rich co-founded and served as CFO for ClassiFACTS, Inc., a venture capital funded information technology company and has been the CFO/COO of several other early stage ventures.

Rich received a degree in Economics from the University of Colorado. He is a mentor at Galvanize, Boulder Impact Hub and Watson University and is an adviser and director on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards.

Steffany Ayala

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VP of Finance

Prior to joining AVL, Steffany worked as a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant with an international civil engineering company (annual revenue – $1.5B). During her time there, she was the internal point-person for the external audit. She was able to reduce monthly reporting time by over ten hours through process improvement initiatives and automation of processes. Prior to that role, Steffany was a Cost Accountant with WhiteWave Foods (gross sales – $2.2B). In that role, she was responsible for reporting on monthly inventory balances in five company-owned plants, as well as 30+ co-packers with the parent and sister companies. She also spent two years with WhiteWave as a Trade Accounting Analyst in their Accounts Receivable department.

Steffany received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting (minor in Health Care Management) from Metropolitan State University of Colorado, and went on to become a Certified Public Accountant.

Amy Giggey

Amy Giggey

Director of People and Culture

Amy Giggey, began her career in nonprofits working for The Denver Hospice and then the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation managing donor and volunteer relationships and successfully increasing fundraising donations through planning and executing events and campaigns. Since joining the AVL team, Amy has focused on supporting employees by implementing training programs to facilitate employee growth, coordinating staffing needs, recruiting talented team members, and providing opportunities for team members to socialize and build company culture.

Amy studied history and political science at Colorado State University and returned to earn her Masters in Organizational Leadership with a specialization in Applied Business Management. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and raising her son.

Suze Bragg

Suze Bragg

Director of Client Success

Suze Bragg has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and finance for a variety of tech, e-commerce, manufacturing, publishing, and non-profit companies. Most recently she served as VP of Business & Investor Relations where she led the research, implementation, and compliance for their capital campaign that raised funds from 1,106 investors and helped the company grow to over $8 million in 2018. Before this, Suze served as operations officer and board treasurer for a food rescue non-profit where she implemented all operating and financial procedures for their multiple chapters around the country. In addition, Suze has held positions as chief strategist, operations & compliance director, marketing & community relations, and digital marketing for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 1000, and bore witness to three tech startups’ successful exits.

Suze has completed Master’s certificates at George Washington University and Duke University and holds a Bachelor Degree from Appalachian State University. She’s served as a director on multiple non-profit boards, mentored founders for CU Boulder’s Catalyze Accelerate Program, and is currently an advisor for two for-profit CPG companies in Colorado and Texas.

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Charles Abernathy

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VP of Finance

With over 20 years of public and industry accounting, Charles is an experienced financial leader with extensive knowledge in CPG companies. Prior to joining AVL, Charles served as Controller and Director of Finance for companies such as Seiko Instruments and Nike. He also served as CFO on multiple startups where he found his passion by helping companies raise capital, scale product line expansions, develop internal controls, and implement strategic growth initiatives.
Charles received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant. He began his career at Ernst & Young in Houston specializing in manufacturing and energy audits.

Charles has lived in Austin for over 25 years and is an avid outdoorsman and sports enthusiast. Charles was an outfielder for the University of Texas Longhorn baseball team.

Mehlam Bhiwandiwala

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Principal

Mehlam has been in a variety of Finance & Operations roles over the past 15-years both at startups as well as Fortune 50 companies. Most recently, Mehlam was the VP, of Finance at Twyla, Inc. a Google Ventures backed startup where he led Finance, operations, HR, Legal and external Audit and Tax relationships. Mehlam has spent a majority of his career in Technology and Services companies. Mehlams’ experience includes working at Dell, RigNet, KPMG and The McNair Group.

Mehlam lives in Austin, TX with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys cycling, and spending time outdoors..

Mehlam earned his bachelors in Finance from The University of Houston.

Gary Chetzron

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VP of Finance

Gary Chetzron is an accomplished senior finance and operations professional with 18 years of finance leadership experience. Gary has a proven record of success in supporting technology, healthcare, oil and gas, e-commerce, data analytics, and food and beverage companies. Prior to joining AVL, Gary was an Independent Business Finance Consultant serving multiple growth clients through financial modeling, FP&A management, driving business profitability, strategic planning, implementing financial controls, revenue/pricing optimization, sales operations and process improvement. While managing the finance and operations functions at GoMedigap, Gary was an integral business partner supporting the $20M acquisition with eHealth Insurance. Post-acquisition, he successfully project managed finance, accounting, operations and HR integration workstreams in partnership with the parent company.

Prior to consulting, Gary spent 14 years at Dell Inc in various finance leadership roles across Services, Product Finance, Consumer, Sales and Marketing organizations. Gary managed global teams and projects focused on simplifying processes, sharing best practices, improving controls and supporting cross-functional teams. Effectively led projects focused on cost savings, ROI analysis, cost-benefit analysis, business controls, risk mitigation and change-the-business initiatives. In addition, he managed acquisition integration projects and system implementations across multiple organizations.

Gary is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in Finance and Management Information Systems (MIS). Outside of work, his passions are sports (watching and playing) and music (primarily live music events). In addition, he enjoys travel, fitness, dogs, water activities and hiking.

Kay Sheils

Kay Sheils

Principal

Kay has been dedicated to entrepreneur-led companies for the majority of her 17-year finance career. Throughout her career, Kay has focused on disruptive and game-changing early-stage companies across a range of sectors, including environmental technologies, plant-based foods, nutrition, media, tech, consumer, and more.

Prior to joining AVL, she was the Director of Business Development at CircleUp, a firm dedicated to helping early-stage CPG entrepreneurs. Before CircleUp, Kay was a Managing Director of Investment Banking at Seaport Global, focused on entrepreneur-led venture stage and lower middle market companies. Over twelve years at Seaport, Kay led numerous financings and advisories for companies ranging from pre-revenue to $200 million, and specialized in helping entrepreneurs build for growth, and structuring complex capital.

Prior to her experience at Seaport Global, Kay worked at Jefferies Asset Management’s Paragon Fund, a long-short equity hedge fund in Stamford, Connecticut. Kay began her career at Morgan Stanley in New York, where she managed the research franchises of two Institutional Investor #1-ranked equity analysts. Kay has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Duke University and a Masters from the Graduate School of Business from Stanford University.

Denver/Boulder

Heidi Anderson

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Heidi Anderson is a seasoned entrepreneur and CFO, with over 20 years of finance and operations experience. As a Principal in AVL Growth Partners, Heidi provides CFO services to high trajectory businesses primarily in services, real estate, franchising and technology markets. Prior to joining AVL, Heidi was the CFO at Club Holdings, LLC and all subsidiaries, as well as the COO of their largest subsidiary, Quintess and was a co-founder and CFO of 10 til 2, a staffing business that grew over time until it was franchised in 10 states. Heidi also previously worked in the auditing and consulting groups at KPMG, LLLP and EKS&H, LLLP.

Heidi received a degree in Professional Accountancy from the Pennsylvania State University and has been a Colorado Certified Public Accountant for over 20 years. Heidi has served as Treasurer for a number of non-profit boards during her career including Sewall Child Development Center and The Chanda Plan Foundation.

Steffany Ayala

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Prior to joining AVL, Steffany worked as a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant with an international civil engineering company (annual revenue – $1.5B). During her time there, she was the internal point-person for the external audit. She was able to reduce monthly reporting time by over ten hours through process improvement initiatives and automation of processes. Prior to that role, Steffany was a Cost Accountant with WhiteWave Foods (gross sales – $2.2B). In that role, she was responsible for reporting on monthly inventory balances in five company-owned plants, as well as 30+ co-packers with the parent and sister companies. She also spent two years with WhiteWave as a Trade Accounting Analyst in their Accounts Receivable department.

Steffany received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting (minor in Health Care Management) from Metropolitan State University of Colorado, and went on to become a Certified Public Accountant.

Corey Bohler

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Corey is an accomplished finance, accounting and operations executive with over 20 years of experience leading companies through periods of rapid change, high growth, and cash flow improvement. His industry experience includes Consumer Packaged Goods, Medical Devices, General Manufacturing and Financial Services and he is well versed in building relationships, leading teams, and driving strong bottom-line results. Throughout his career he has successfully led enterprise-wide financial process and improvement programs spanning the US, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

As a CFO, Corey has extensive experience in strategic finance, pricing, profitability improvements, manufacturing, operations, new product development, and fundraising. Since joining AVL Growth Partners, Corey has completed multiple equity raise processes, netting over $50M in equity for his clients, and has led efforts to establish GAAP financial statements, implement reporting and KPI packages, optimize product line profitability and build scalable teams. Recent partner clients include: Maple Hill Creamery, Teton Waters Ranch, and Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha.

Corey is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BS in Business (Accounting & Finance) and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He lives in Castle Rock, CO with his wife and daughter and enjoys cooking, trail running, fitness, downhill skiing, and travel.

Mark Borden

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Principal

Mark is an accomplished senior finance executive with close to 20 years of success in various industries, primarily consumer products. Prior to joining AVL, Mark was the VP of Finance at Bobo’s Oat Bars, a rapidly growing natural oat bar company. At Bobo’s, he led the company through a Series A round of financing, built out a finance/accounting team, implemented financial controls, guided the business toward strategic targets, and oversaw all legal and HR activities. Prior to Bobo’s, Mark was a financial management consultant providing a broad range of expertise to small businesses including strategic planning, financial modeling, capital financing, process improvement, and monthly financial metric management. For 9 years, Mark held various management positions at Crocs (the footwear company) where he developed and implementing financial systems, operational controls, and key financial processes during its explosive worldwide growth. He was an integral part of various strategic restructuring activities at Crocs which improved margins, profitability, and cash positions. Prior to his time at Crocs, Mark worked in several different industries providing accounting, planning, and financial analytics, which built the foundation for his accounting and finance background and gave him a diverse knowledge base within other businesses.

Rob Carolus

Rob Carolus

VP of Finance

Rob is an experienced finance executive leading and implementing successful financial and operating strategies for public, private equity and venture backed companies. He has proven success in air medical transportation/healthcare, e-commerce, telecommunications and hospitality companies driving business results and emphasizing team rapport.
Prior to joining AVL Rob had oversight of financial operations for Air Methods Corporation, the nation’s largest provider of air medical emergency transport services where he successfully overhauled business planning processes, led enterprise-wide financial process and improvement programs and spearheaded three acquisitions fully leveraging all synergistic opportunities. Rob was also VP Finance for IP Commerce closing $38M in proceeds, funding the first cloud computing SaaS platform for e-commerce. Rob was a co-founder of CommNet Cellular, Inc. serving as VP Finance supporting an initial and secondary public offering, $100M debt facility and a leveraged buyout culminating in a $1.5B sale to Verizon.
Rob received his degree in Accounting from Western State University of Colorado.

Denise Cavaleri

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VP of Finance

Denise Cavaleri has 22 years of experience in Corporate Accounting and Financial Management. At AVL Growth Partners, Denise has spent the past 2 years providing VP of Finance services to over 12 high trajectory businesses, in various industries, including: wholesale, retail, software/hardware, SaaS, and cannabis. Prior to joining AVL, Mrs. Cavaleri held the position of Chief Financial Officer for GetAds and Native Rank. Her previous experience includes finance leadership roles at Only Natural Pet Store/NatPets, All Copy Products, and The Boppy Company.

Denise graduated from Regis University with a MBA in Accounting/Finance and Cornell College with a BA in Economics and International Business.

Nicole Collette

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Nicole Collette is an experienced finance and operations executive, supporting and leading companies on a trajectory of growth, profitability and change. She has a proven record of success in e-commerce, consumer goods, technology and natural products companies, driving business results while building strong team relationships. As a Principal at AVL Growth Partners, Nicole has provided CFO leadership services to almost 10 high trajectory businesses in the last year, including PopSockets, Guild Education, 40 North Foods and Hope Foods. Prior to joining AVL, Nicole was the Senior Director of Finance at one of the most rapidly growing e-commerce companies, The RealReal, the leader in online luxury resale, completing multiple funding rounds, totaling $80M. She has extensive experience in equity/debt financings, strategic planning, revenue/pricing optimization, fundraising, sales operations and new product launches.

Nicole is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, where she majored in International Management and Finance, followed later by California State University Sacramento, earning an MBA. In her free time, she enjoys fitness, interior design, travel and just about every outdoor activity Colorado offers.

Jay Drezner

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Jay Drezner is a seasoned financial and operating executive with over 20 years of professional experience. He offers a unique perspective given his combination of transactional and operational expertise across multiple industries including consumer products, media and telecom, industrials, real estate and mining. Prior to joining AVL, Jay was GM – International and Business Development at Vitaco, an Australasian manufacturer and marketer of vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS), sports nutrition products and healthy foods. While at Vitaco, Jay turned around the International division, almost doubling revenue over three years. He was also responsible for managing corporate development, successfully completing two acquisitions, helping list the company on the Australian Stock Exchange and eventually selling the company to a Chinese Joint Venture. Prior to that, Jay was the CFO of Naturade, a California-based nutritional supplement wholesaler. At Naturade, Jay was responsible for all back-office operations including Finance, Legal, HR, IT, Production Planning as well as Marketing. Over the course of three years, Naturade grew its revenue substantially and became a profitable company that was sold to a private equity firm in a successful exit for its previous owners.

Before moving to the company side, Jay was a financial services professional in both investment banking (Credit Suisse) and at a hedge fund (Laurus Capital). At Credit Suisse, Jay gained an intimate knowledge of the major transactional products including equity-raising (both IPO and secondary), debt-raising (bank and bond) and M&A. At Laurus, Jay structured debt and equity investments in high-growth SME businesses.

Jay received his MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University. He is a CFA charterholder and is also a CPA (Australia). He lives in Louisville with his Australian wife and two children.

Rich Frankenheimer

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Rich Frankenheimer is a seasoned entrepreneur and CFO, with over 25 years of finance and operations experience. As a Partner in AVL Growth Partners, Rich has spent the past 6 years providing CFO services to over 40 high trajectory businesses, supporting 30+ rounds of equity/debt financings primarily in the technology, SaaS and manufacturing markets. Prior to joining AVL, Rich was the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of touchPoint Partners, an angel capital funded impact marketing firm focused on Corporate Social Responsibility. Rich was also the CFO of SimAuthor Inc., a venture capital funded, software technology and services company, where he helped lead the company from start-up through successful acquisition. Rich co-founded and served as CFO for ClassiFACTS, Inc., a venture capital funded information technology company and has been the CFO/COO of several other early stage ventures.

Rich received a degree in Economics from the University of Colorado. He is a mentor at Galvanize, Boulder Impact Hub and Watson University and is an adviser and director on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards.

Heidi Huntington

Heidi Huntington

Principal

Heidi has over 17 years of experience in accounting and has worked with companies in various industries including: high tech start ups, software, venture capital, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, nonprofit, professional services and the investment banking sector. Prior to joining AVL, Heidi was the Director of Virtual Business Solutions at Anton Collins Mitchell after merging her own accounting practice, founded in 2000, with ACM. Her practice provided small and midsized companies with full cycle accounting services, financial reporting metrics, human resources support, operations structures and best practice solutions. 


Since joining AVL Heidi supports 8 clients with KPI metrics and reporting, strategic modeling to support long term goals and other key initiatives, compensation and incentive planning, cash flow reporting and forecasting, revenue growth planning and debt and equity round support.

Heidi graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in Accounting and Finance as well as an emphasis in communications. Philanthropy and community are an important part of Heidi’ life. She is also an avid runner, enjoys traveling, skiing and photography.

Jason Kilpela

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Jason is a seasoned financial executive with over 15 years of finance leadership experience. He has a strong track record in leading companies make corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic financial decisions. Specifically, Jason has extensive expertise in financial valuations, financial planning and analysis, budgeting, cash flow forecasting, deal and bank negotiations and creations of compensation plans. Throughout his career, Jason has been able to work with and present to C-level executives, Board of Directors and potential investors.

Prior to joining AVL, Jason was the VP Finance and Business Development of Kapost, a venture capital funded series B Marketing SaaS company. Jason was also the Director of Corporate Development for DigitalGlobe, a multi-billion dollar public satellite imagery provider, where he helped lead the company’s inorganic growth initiatives through multiple acquisitions and joint ventures that were in excess of $1B in value. Jason also previously worked in the turnaround and restructuring services practice at AlixPartners.

Jason lives in Louisville, CO with his wife and two kids.

Jason received his MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston College with a degree in Finance and Information Systems.

Anne Kreider

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Anne is a Principal with AVL and has over 20 years of financial leadership experience. During her four years at AVL she has managed financial accounting and reporting, forecasting and strategic planning, management dashboard reporting, regulatory compliance, treasury management, support on debt and equity rounds, and tax and audit support to over 15 clients across various industries.

Prior to joining AVL, Anne was the Chief Financial Officer for a small commercial real estate firm and before that she spent five years with OpenTV, an international software company in the digital TV space, where she served as the Americas Controller and later as the Senior Director of the Program Management Office where she oversaw the financial and operational management of the company’s software development projects. Anne was also a Finance Manager at the McGraw-Hill Companies responsible for financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, and budgeting. In addition, Anne held various financial roles at Qwest Communications and before that she was an auditor for Arthur Andersen. Anne holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech and an inactive CPA license with the state of Virginia.

Simon Le Couteur

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Simon started his career at Arthur Andersen and has since gained a broad range of experience working as controller for companies in technology, design, and marketing. Prior to joining AVL Growth Partners he was director at Platts, McGraw Hill managing the finances for a $125M business unit. Simon enjoys rolling up his sleeves and managing the accounting function while providing business partners with reliable intelligence to make strategic decisions and drive profitability.

Simon received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Auckland and is a CPA / Chartered Accountant (NZICA). Originally from New Zealand he loves the outdoors, climbing, biking and skiing.

Bill Mark

Bill Mark

Principal

Prior to joining AVL, Bill has spent the last 16 years working in finance in the Front Range Region in multiple industries including; residential and commercial real estate, e-commerce, retail and CPG manufacturing. He spent 3.5 years working for ProLogis in their private client fund group, managing distribution space portfolios in excess of $2B. Most recently he spent the better part of the last decade in the Boulder Natural Food Community, building and running finance/accounting functions for LoveTheWild and Door to Door Organics. He joined both of those businesses very early on and helped manage them through rapid early growth periods and multiple rounds of capital raising.

Bill lives in Boulder County with his wife and two young children. He has a B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech and his MBA from The University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.

Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald

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Brian is an experienced finance and operations executive with primary focus on SaaS technology and manufacturing companies. He has helped early stage and mid-market companies raise $20 million in equity and debt financing. Brian has extensive experience leading finance and operations teams creating scalable process, completing turn-arounds, and driving expansion. Prior to joining AVL, Brian was CFO of Health Language, a leading provider of SaaS Natural Language Processing solutions to the healthcare market. Brian led the company from start-up through significant revenue and profitability growth, and a sale of the company for $105 million. Brian was also CFO of Carlyle Golf, a high growth manufacturing start-up, where he led a successful IPO, and Jones Cyber Solutions a global leader in CRM solutions for the telecommunications providers.

Brian is a licensed CPA and member of the American Institute of CPAs. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Wyoming.

Jennifer Pearce

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Jennifer Pearce is a seasoned financial executive with 20 years of experience as a CFO for small to mid-market companies. Jennifer’s primary industry focus has been software and high tech. Jennifer also has brought her skills to consumer products, service businesses and higher education. Jennifer has experience leading Finance, Human Resources, Legal and IT teams. Jennifer brings to the organizations she leads an expertise in Finance combined with a talent for partnering with leadership teams to optimize processes and organizational behavior across all functions. Prior to moving into a CFO role, Jennifer began her career as a Financial Controller for 9 years with Oracle Corporation.

Jennifer received her Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business, majoring in Finance and Organizational Behavior, from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Jennifer has two children and competes in triathlons and trail running races.

John Ripley

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John Ripley is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years experience supporting software and services companies develop and execute aggressive growth plans. As a CFO and COO business partner, John has helped companies raise over $20M of early-stage equity and debt financing, supporting new company launch, scalable operations, and international expansion. Prior to joining AVL, John was CFO/COO of access.mobile International, a global provider of SaaS-based patient engagement solutions for underserved healthcare communities. John was also CFO/COO of IMMERGE, a successful outsourced sales service, and technology company. After starting his career with Oracle and Microsoft, John entered the startup community with Kineticsware, a SaaS solution for CPG companies and consulted with multiple software companies for capital raises, go-to-market execution, and profitable growth.

John received a degree in Finance from the University of Colorado in Boulder and enjoys spending time with his family in Denver.

Chris Scherpenseel

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Chris has over 20 years experience helping start-ups and mid-market companies grow and build value. He has considerable experience in business planning, process improvement and increasing financial performance. Prior to AVL, Chris held executive management roles for Customer Insight Company and Transworld Technologies Inc. As a former COO and CFO, Chris has raised in excess of $15 million for early stage companies and business ventures.

Chris was also CEO of FRx Software Corporation, a Microsoft subsidiary. FRx was a leading provider of financial reporting and business intelligence applications for the mid-market. Chris led the company through significant revenue and profitability growth; culminating in the sale to Great Plains Software (Microsoft) for $75 million.

Today at AVL Growth Partners, Chris works with fast growing entrepreneurial businesses needing CFO expertise to raise capital and build scalable financial processes. His current list of clients span a wide range of industries including: software (SaaS), IT consulting, aerospace engineering and international PEO services.

Chris is a licensed CPA and member of the Colorado Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master’s in Finance from Colorado State University.

Greg Voss

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Principal

Greg Voss is an accomplished CFO and CPA with more than twenty five years of experience in consumer packaged goods/food, manufacturing, software, internet/cloud, and broadcasting industries.

Greg also has extensive experience in M&A, fundraising, private equity, internal and tax financial reporting, and budgeting and forecasting in multi-national, and multi-currency environments.



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