Chief Financial Officer-HCN
Mr. Burns works together with the Owner, CEO, and/or Board of Directors, taking on the role of Business Consultant, Fractional CFO, Interim CFO, or simply “as needed” CFO for privately-held firms or P/E portfolio companies.
Drawing on years of experience as the CFO for a mid-sized engineering consulting firms, Mr. Burns brings expertise in ERP and accounting systems, business process improvements, KPI analysis, ownership transition, risk management/insurance, personnel management, company policies, and overall Best Practices in order to make firms more profitable and sustainable all critical to the long term success of firms that want to grow, or just be more profitable at their current size. Mr. Burns has partnered up with PACE CEO Christopher Guerrera bringing new products that are not only healthy for you but taste amazing.
On the personal side, Mr. Burns is active in many things. He still competes in men’s leagues in Ice Hockey and Soccer, as well as hitting the gym and taking yoga classes 2-3 times per week. He coached both of his kids’ soccer teams from the time they were 4 & 5 to the time they went onto other sports. He also sings in the church choir, dedicating time to rehearsals on Wednesday nights and performing most Sunday mornings. In a rare move for an engineer/CFO, Mr. Burns ran for the Texas State House of Representatives in the primary in 2012.