About John Lentini
John has 30 years of financial management and operational experience as a CFO and Corporate Controller for businesses ranging from closely held start-ups to Employee Owned (ESOP) organizations. John has worked in a variety of industries including software development, entertainment, consumer products distribution, telecommunications, wholesale produce, equipment leasing, window covering manufacturer/distributor and raw materials distributor/broker.
John’s diverse industry experience allows him to quickly analyze all aspects of the business to identify problem areas and develop solutions that work. His understanding of finance and operations allows him to develop the financial systems to support the company’s operations. He is adept in strategic business planning, the establishment of operational/financial controls, transaction structuring, systems integration, human resources, and risk management. John has years of expertise in developing financial forecasts that have been used to raise capital and support business plans. John also has experience in dealing with companies that have run into financial challenges.
John’s focus is to use his skills and experiences to assist mid-market companies that need the knowledge of a CFO but cannot afford one full- time. During his career, John has helped his companies take control of their finances, increase profitability, reduce overhead, and free up cash for the owners to reap the rewards of their hard work. He is a hands-on manager and enjoys solving problems. He works well with employees at all levels within an organization and fosters loyalty and top performance from staff members. He is respected for his superb business skills, insight, objectivity, honesty, and integrity.
John holds a degree in Accounting with a minor in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University. He is active in his Toastmasters Club. John and his wife Jill reside in Euless, TX.
- The Pennsylvania State University
- Toastmasters International
- Financial Executives Networking Group
- Association for Financial Professionals