About T.J. Zsemba
T J is a finance and business executive with over 25 years of experience. T J has served as a trusted adviser to small, middle-market and large multinational organizations where he provided advice on profitability and growth initiatives. Industry experience includes financial services, real estate, manufacturing, utilities, consumer products, retail, distribution, telecommunications and professional services.
In his most recent role, T J modeled business operations, developed multi-year financial plans tied to organizational strategy, implemented budgeting and forecasting methods to monitor performance by customer segment, utilized new data to right-size operations and adjust customer pricing, and increased resource sharing and redeployment to fund growth initiatives. Revenues increased six-fold during tenure. Resulting enhanced profitability positioned the business for advantageous sale.
T J enjoys serving as a key partner to the business owner and executive team by providing both financial and business expertise. One of his key abilities is clearly showing the connection between a company’s operations and its financial performance. T J works with his clients to develop flexible plans for building sales, profits, cash flow and company value. T J then builds the tools and methods to ensure resources are allocated to areas that drive results and goals are met or exceeded.
Areas of expertise include:
- Strategic Planning
- Forecasting and Budgeting
- Financial Modeling and Process Improvement
- Margin Improvement and Cost Control Initiatives
- Vendor Management
- Acquisitions & Divestitures
- Organizational Restructuring
- Internal and External Reporting
- Cash Management
- Banking Relations and Treasury Operations
- Team Leadership
- Recruiting and Staff Development
- System Implementation
- Management of IT and HR Activities
- Managing Relationships with External Stakeholders (Bankers, Auditors, Tax Professionals, Vendors and Customers)
T J’s leadership style is collaborative and respectful. He strongly believes in teamwork and is known to bring together all stakeholders to work together to realize a company’s goals and values.
T J received his BBA in Accounting and MBA in Marketing and Information Management from The University of Texas at Austin. He has been a licensed CPA since 1992. T J supports and provides his time to various civic and charitable organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He enjoys swimming, hiking, mountain biking, tennis, traveling, cooking and gardening and is an avid football and hockey spectator.
- University of Texas at Austin
Certificates & Licenses:
- Certified Public Accountant – Texas