As a consultant and management coach, Christine Skelly has helped hundreds of small businesses. A CPA by training, she is an experienced CFO / COO / CAO with proven ability in growing revenue, reducing cost and improving operating efficiency with P&L accountability. A creative and innovative leader, she has had success in both turnaround and growth environments. In addition to devising strategies for organic growth, she has experience with mergers and acquisitions and demonstrated success in the integration of acquired organizations. She has managed businesses with revenues from $50 million to $10 billion with 30 to 300 employees. In one organization she increased revenue and profitability with a profit margin of over 60%, and in another, she played a key role in turning around a loss of $1 million per day to annual profitability. She has created new product offerings from the ground up and has provided IT project oversight – a key competitive “weapon” in understanding and driving financial results. Christine has held many leadership roles in not for profits and is the current chair of Wheeler Clinic.
Colette Nakhoul is an experienced private equity professional and experienced CFO with over 30 years of institutional investment expertise. Primarily drawing from the lower middle market, she has participated in many corporate boards and has seen what works and what doesn’t. She is skilled in lender / creditor negotiations has managed millions of credit, sale and other complex financial transactions. Adept at quickly assessing a wide range of business issues, she has the ability to identify challenges and opportunities as well as develop collaborative working relationships within a truncated time.