MBA, Author, former Chief Financial Officer of $275M high growth company; Business Owner; Consultant, Business Coach, Passionate, Engaging & Entertaining Speaker & Trainer who understands both the numbers and people side of business.
Business professionals and entrepreneurs face critical challenges in coping with an ever changing business environment and economy. Profit margins are lower and costs control challenges impact overall business success. The emphasis is usually on counting numbers as the keys to success. Special proven rules are needed to thrive in our technology based turbulent economy.
Carl has developed two highly relevant and motivational presentations based on his experiences in senior level finance & management positions. These presentations provide business professionals and entrepreneurs proven rules & tools to succeed in business.
These experiences taught him lessons he presents to business professionals and entrepreneurs. They are You Can’t Count on Numbers his signature presentation and his other primary presentation, Thriving in Turbulent Times!
Carl relates to audiences from his own experiences that People are the main reasons for business success. He challenges audiences to Count Numbers but Count on People and focus more on People Pleasing vs. Pencil Pushing! He considers himself a PFA-People Focused Accountant. Audiences who have heard him say PFA to mean Pretty Funny Accountant, also considered an oxymoron by many.
His other primary presentation is Thriving in Turbulent Times! Carl provides 5 proven R-U-L-E-S guaranteed to help business personnel thrive in today’s turbulent times!
Carl is a highly trained accountant with over 25 years experience in senior level finance, accounting and business management positions. Carl spent 19 years in a high growth technology company that grew from $10 Million to $275 Million in revenue. He started as Chief Accountant and rose through the ranks to Chief Financial Officer. He is a former business owner (CEO) of a manufacturing firm producing small precision parts. Carl is also a turn-around consultant and coach, specializing in organization, management, business processes, internal controls and accounting systems.
Sessions are lively, full of energy and lots of audience interaction. Carl uses lots of wit and wisdom in his presentations. He wants audiences to have fun while they learn. Presentations are rich in content and delivered with anecdotes and stories from his experiences. Carl makes lasting learning and relevant points in addition to entertaining and educating audiences. He guarantees audiences will be well pleased and sessions will meet or exceed expectations.
He will work with event planners to understand specific requirements and expectations. Presentations will be tailored to meet all expectations based on pre-event coordination. Specific take away points and attendee handouts are developed for each presentation. The experience of having Carl as a speaker will make a lasting positive impression on audiences.
Thanks for your careful consideration of Carl for your speaking engagement. Carl realizes you have many choices of speakers. He takes your selection of him very seriously and will work with you on every aspect of the engagement to ensure your complete satisfaction. He looks forward to hearing from you to discuss future speaking needs.
Carl is a member of the Council of Experts of the investment firm, Gerson Lehrman as a Gerson Lehrman Group Scholar, awarded to top 20% performers. He is also a member of the Society of Industry Leaders sponsored by Standard & Poor’s.