Sergei has over 20 years experience in senior financial leadership positions. He is a problem-solving executive with vast financial management experience including Big 4 Public Accounting. Having served as an auditor, controller, CFO and COO, he has accumulated significant experience in strategic planning, cash and debt management, expense control, GAAP reporting and manufacturing/operational analysis. He has been involved in all aspects of the business cycle including growth, turnaround and liquidation with a proven record of leadership, integrity, a strong work ethic and exceptional business acumen.
Mr. Galeano has utilized his strengths in business and cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting and cash management to drive positive business results. His key to success has been his ability to serve as a business partner and trusted advisor to senior management and facilitator to department heads and all areas of operation. Sergei has served as CFO for a variety of companies including, most recently, a heavy equipment distributor, a window and door manufacturer and an international life sciences business. During his tenure with the international life sciences business, the implementation of sales strategy changes and cost structure adjustments reversed the plummeting sales trend and restored profitability. He then oversaw the wind down of operations as the business transitioned to new locations after the sale to a competitor. In another role, Mr. Galeano played a key role in establishing sales and operating strategies and directing expansion efforts that resulted in an annual revenue increase from $15 million to over $40 million.
Mr. Galeano holds a BS in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he graduated cum laude. He is also a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).
*He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Ohio.