Contact Information:

Address:
9220 Barbur Blvd
Suite 119-218
Portland, OR 97219

p-jeff-d

Jeff Dunn

Jeff Dunn is a senior finance and business professional with twenty years of experience in accounting and finance in the media and technology industries.  He has a consistent record of delivering results, developing cross-functional relationships, and building strong teams.    Jeff has been successful at balancing the need for strong financial controls with maintaining operational efficiency at companies in a variety of growth stages.  Besides his excellent technical and strategic accounting skills, he has  strong international and M&A experience, plus experience in evaluation and implementation of financial systems.

As CFO of Getty Images, Jeff oversaw all aspects of accounting and reporting for the acquisition of the company by a private equity firm in a reverse IPO.    As Controller at Tektronix, he managed closing and reporting process across three business divisions worldwide  and participated in the evaluation of many potential acquisitions  and the divestiture of several businesses and product lines, including the sale of the color printing division to Xerox for nearly $1B.  Jeff began his career at the Portland office of Deloitte and Touche, in the Audit group.

Jeff holds a BS in Business Administration from Portland State University.  He enjoys biking, hiking, skiing, camping, traveling, and cooking – and the eating that inevitably follows.

Jeff Dunn Resume


Jeff Dunn
Phone: 503-804-1918
Email: jeff@cfoselections.com

Portland TEAM MEMBERS

kim-darrah-web

Kim Darrah

Kim is a versatile finance professional with over 35 years of experience in diverse industries including manufacturing, non-profit, healthcare, real estate and insurance. She has comprehensive experience in strategic planning, direction, and policy making as well as management experience with both small and large companies, private and publicly held. She is a key player in acquisition due diligence, turnaround, and start-up.

After starting her career with Ernst & Young, Kim worked in the property and liability insurance industry before transitioning to financial leadership roles with manufacturing, sports management, and private equity real estate companies. Prior to joining CFO Selections, Kim served as Finance Director for non-profit organizations including Columbia River Mental Health Services and the Boys & Girls Clubs of SW Washington. In these positions, she served on the management teams and was responsible for all financial matters including accounting, billing, accounts payable, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and cash management.

Kim holds a Master of Business Administration from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Ball State University. In her spare time, Kim enjoys spending it with her husband traveling, playing golf, and cheering on the Chicago Cubs.

Kim Darrah Resume


GuyField-web

Guy Field

Guy Field has over thirty years of experience as a finance professional in the Portland Metro area. He has worked both as a consultant and a full time finance executive leading accounting and finance teams with startups, emerging growth, and mid-market enterprises encompassing all financial and administrative functions including raising capital, management finance, board of director and investor relations, accounting, legal, treasury, tax management, facilities, and human resources.

Prior to joining CFO Selections Guy was an independent consultant, offering his services as a contract CFO, project based consultant, and general advisor. His clients included both technology and non-technology companies in need of financial leadership and advice, contract CFO services, growth strategies, initiation and completion of specific projects, CFO/Controller mentoring, infrastructure build outs, and preparation for raising capital. Recent engagements include entities involved in medical device sales/distribution, language translation services, enterprise software, and bio food processing.

Guy began his career as a financial professional in California with Ernst and Young where he served in both their audit and tax practices and earned a CPA license. He then relocated to Portland as a financial analyst for ESCO Corporation. He worked for Mentor Graphics in its startup phase, and participated in numerous financial, marketing and sales support roles from the pre-revenue stage to $500M of annual revenue. He also served as CFO of MedicaLogic from its early revenue stage through the IPO securing numerous rounds of equity capital, building finance, administration and operations infrastructure, and participating in several M&A transactions.

Guy holds a degree in Bachelor of Science and Finance from Loyola University of Los Angeles. He has served on the board of the Software Association of Oregon (SAO) and various committees of the SAO and the American Electronics Association. He is married, and the proud parent of two adult children.

Guy Field Resume


FinneyLaura-web

Laura Finney

Laura Finney is a seasoned finance executive with over 25 years’ experience in operations and finance in large high tech manufacturing companies, fast paced startups, and mission focused nonprofits. She is highly skilled in financial planning and analysis, budgeting, cost accounting, inventory planning/management, and business process design and implementation. Laura worked in operations finance and M&A at Intel Corp. for 20 years, followed by over five years as an independent fractional CFO working with small companies and nonprofits in the Portland area.

Laura most enjoys working with startups and larger enterprises that are entering new businesses or facing new business challenges that require creative solutions. This includes setting up accounting and business systems, developing customized complex business planning models, creating metrics and “dashboards” for tracking operational results, raising capital, and driving cost reduction/business efficiency initiatives. Her experience with startups has gained her skills in HR, facilities management, CRM, ERP, tax/audit planning, and key player recruiting.

Laura holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA (finance and accounting) and a BA in economics from UC Davis. She lives with her husband in an “empty nest” in northwest Portland. She’ll talk skiing, golfing, or sailing with anyone interested in listening.

Laura Finney Resume


Jerry-Heemstra-Web-Resolution-Smaller

Jerry Heemstra

Jerry Heemstra is an accounting and finance professional with over 30 years of experience in leading accounting teams, mergers and acquisitions, budget and planning processes and development, working with boards of directors, multi-company integration, financial reporting, credit management, forecasting, debt compliance, and economic research.  He has a background in federal and multi-state tax issues, employee benefits, and successfully managing complex projects including software development and conversion initiatives.

Jerry has participated in nearly a dozen acquisitions on both the buy and the sell side.  While at McFarland Cascade, he helped to prepare the company for sale, working with investment bankers, lawyers, and tax advisors to obtain the best outcome for the shareholders.

He is also experienced in MRP, shop floor scheduling, and lean manufacturing. While at Pella Corporation he was responsible for scheduling and ordering material on a just-in-time basis in a facility named in Industry Week as one of Americas top manufacturing plants.  He participated in several Kaizen events that led to improved product line competitiveness.

Jerry is a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) and has an Executive MBA from the University of Iowa and a B. A. in Business/Economics from Northwestern College.  When he’s not working, Jerry is involved in his church and also enjoys backpacking, hiking the Cascade and Olympic mountains, bicycling, and downhill skiing.

Jerry Heemstra Resume


Todd Henne - web

Todd Henne

Todd Henne is a highly accomplished, results‐driven senior accounting and financial management executive with more than 30 years of progressive experience in accounting, finance, and operations management within both startups and global multi‐million dollar organizations. He has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to streamline and optimize business operations that drive growth, efficiency, and bottom‐line results.

Prior to joining CFO Selections, Todd served as Chief Financial Officer for seven different firms in the energy, technology, wholesale/distribution, and construction industries. He was named CFO of the Year by the Portland Business Journal in 2011.

Todd earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting (minors in computer science and math) from Oregon State University, and holds the CPA-Inactive designation in Oregon. He lives in Lake Oswego, with his family, and enjoys golfing.

Todd Henne Resume


Shelley Hilderbrand - Web

Shelley Hilderbrand

Shelley is a seasoned finance and accounting professional with over 15 years of progressive responsibility in manufacturing, high technology, public company and startup environments. She has a diverse background in financial planning and analysis, technical accounting and financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, foreign operations, and internal controls.

While working as the VP Finance for venture-backed fuel cell manufacturer ClearEdge Power, Shelley led the due diligence and integration planning for the acquisition of a large industry leading company. She facilitated the close of multiple debt and equity transactions, built and maintained the company’s cash forecast and long-range model, implemented multiple policies, and improved the accuracy and timeliness of the accounting function. At Pixelworks, she participated in a significant acquisition, convertible debt offering and multiple restructuring efforts.

Shelley is a licensed CPA in the state of Oregon. She earned a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from Portland State University, and a BA in International Business from Linfield College. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son and horses.

Shelley Hilderbrand Resume


Errett-Hummel-Color-Smaller

Errett Hummel

Errett Hummel is a senior international finance and operations executive with over 25 years of experience in strategic finance, corporate development, financial planning and analysis, administrative operations, risk management, corporate banking, business consulting, international operations, and project management.  He has extensive mergers and acquisition experience, and diverse industry experience including high tech, building materials distribution and trading, consumer electronics, aviation, and corporate banking.

Errett began his career with a multi-year stint in banking, and moved to Tektronix in a variety of roles including manager of corporate development and strategic analysis.  In this role, he was heavily involved in M&A, budgeting, and business modeling.  While at Tek, he also led the financial integration  of a newly acquired company in Japan, including the consolidation of operations into existing manufacturing facilities, implementation of Sarbanes Oxley, and installation of a defined benefit retirement plan which saved the company over $35M.  He has led the accounting and financial operations of multiple companies, and also been a consultant to corporate clients in areas of strategic finance, expense reduction, complex negotiations, M&A, and project management.

Errett has an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration, (Finance and International Business) from Gonzaga University.  He lives in Lake Oswego and enjoys coaching youth sports and working with Habitat for Humanity.

Errett Hummel Resume


NadineJohnson-web

Nadine Johnson

Nadine is a seasoned financial executive with over 25 years of experience providing expertise in financial modeling, business acquisitions, accounting, and all aspects of business ownership. She has worked in startup, small business, and corporate settings, in industries ranging from technology to consulting management and food services.

After starting her career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers where she specialized in valuations, Nadine worked for an international e-commerce systems integration firm and a national communications provider. Accomplishments include managing the sales pipeline, designing/administering a sales commission plan, designing/implementing budgeting processes for a multi-million dollar international operation, and leading due diligence for a $40M acquisition.

In 2005, she started her own company, Sous Kitchen, which was on the fastest growing company list for 2009 in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Prior to joining CFO Selections, Nadine was the Director of Finance and Operations for the Kingfish Group where she oversaw all finance, accounting, HR, IT, and office management processes.

Nadine holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Washington and a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Oregon State University.

Nadine Johnson Resume


Todd-Kimball-web-smaller

Todd Kimball

Todd is a dynamic accounting professional with over eleven years of expertise in the nonprofit, private, and government sectors. He has a proven track record at creating process efficiencies, motivating and utilizing staff to their full potential, implementing internal controls and providing sound technical expertise. Todd focuses on the big picture, but doesn’t hesitate to dive into the details.

Todd began his career with the Oregon Audits Division, auditing Oregon’s government agencies, including PERS. Most recently, he was the Assistant Controller at Mercy Corps, where he helped revamp the accounting department top to bottom, streamlining processes, improving the internal control environment, and developing a global accounting system.

While at Mercy Corps, and as an Audit Manager at Moss Adams, he’s tackled challenging nonprofit accounting issues such as indirect/direct expense issues, grant compliance, A-133 audits, pledges, revenue recognition, and more.

Todd is an Oregon state CPA and holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from George Fox University. He enjoys traveling to faraway places, skiing on snow and water, and grilling in the backyard.

Todd Kimball Resume


Todd-Newcomb-Color-Web-Resolution-smaller

Todd Newcomb

Todd Newcomb is a solid finance and operations professional with over 20 years of experience in private, public, and nonprofit accounting. Areas of expertise include GAAP, financial statement preparation, computer system migration, and doing business in China.

At Luke-Dorf, Inc. in Portland, Todd managed all business operations, including the accounting, IT, catering, purchasing, and distribution departments. He negotiated financing terms, oversaw reporting for government contracts, and worked with the outside audit firms for annual financial and A-133 audits. At Lifeline First Aid, he strategically led the organization through challenges related to overseas manufacturing and travelled regularly to China to verify process implementation. While serving as COO, he led successful accounting and MRP system conversions and directed ISO 9001 quality management certifications.

Todd holds a Masters in Business Administration from Marylhurst University and a BS in Accounting from Portland State University.

 

Todd Newcomb Resume


Phil-Sabin-Web

Phil Sabin

Phil Sabin is a proven executive with over 25 years of experience in finance and operations at fast growth startups and large corporations.  He has extensive experience in technology companies, including internet, online advertising, business intelligence, and big data hosted (SaaS) business models.  Phil began his career working in the finance departments of several banks, and went on to work as a controller, financial systems manager, and VP of Finance at multiple companies including Revenue Science (Digimine),  Amazon.com, and Blue Kai.

Phil enjoys working with startups, including setting up accounting departments/processes, raising capital, and providing guidance for business decision-making based on practical financial models.  At Revenue Science and Blue Kai, he was instrumental in providing business models, financial data, and analysis on the front end, and leading the due diligence and closing process on the back end, for multiple  rounds of private financing and M&A.  To assist his startup clients, Phil maintains an extensive network of startup-centric service  providers.

Phil is a former Washington state CPA and holds a BA degree in business  with an accounting concentration from the University of Washington.  In his free time, Phil loves to be outdoors hiking, bicycling, and riding his Harley.

Phil Sabin Resume


Karyn Smith - web

Karyn Smith

Karyn Smith is a versatile financial professional with over 30 years of financial and operational experience in both public and venture backed emerging growth companies. She began her career as an auditor with KPMG in Silicon Valley before leaving to become Controller for California Automated Design and relocating to Oregon upon its acquisition by Mentor Graphics. At Mentor Graphics she served in a variety of financial and operations over 14 years, including Corporate Financial and Planning Manager, Division Controller and Manager of Operational Development.

Karyn has spent the majority of her career in financial management in emerging growth environments, helping companies establish financial infrastructure to support rapid growth. This has included implementation of global financial systems, establishment of internal controls and processes to support back office operations, managing closing and reporting processes, building effective finance teams, planning, analysis and forecasting as well as participating in several successful M&A transactions.

Karyn holds a BA degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Santa Clara University. In her spare time, Karyn enjoys travel and hosting dinner parties for friends.

Karyn Smith Resume


p-jeff-d

Jeff Dunn

Jeff Dunn is a senior finance and business professional with twenty years of experience in accounting and finance in the media and technology industries.  He has a consistent record of delivering results, developing cross-functional relationships, and building strong teams.    Jeff has been successful at balancing the need for strong financial controls with maintaining operational efficiency at companies in a variety of growth stages.  Besides his excellent technical and strategic accounting skills, he has  strong international and M&A experience, plus experience in evaluation and implementation of financial systems.

As CFO of Getty Images, Jeff oversaw all aspects of accounting and reporting for the acquisition of the company by a private equity firm in a reverse IPO.    As Controller at Tektronix, he managed closing and reporting process across three business divisions worldwide  and participated in the evaluation of many potential acquisitions  and the divestiture of several businesses and product lines, including the sale of the color printing division to Xerox for nearly $1B.  Jeff began his career at the Portland office of Deloitte and Touche, in the Audit group.

Jeff holds a BS in Business Administration from Portland State University.  He enjoys biking, hiking, skiing, camping, traveling, and cooking – and the eating that inevitably follows.

Jeff Dunn Resume


Jeff Dunn

Portland TEAM LEADER

Phone: 503-804-1918
Email: jeff@cfoselections.com

TESTIMONIALS

“Thanks to Jeff for improving the quality of our financial reporting so that we could pass the due diligence requirements for a major transaction.”

-- Nick Goyak, General Counsel, Powin Corporation

 

“The outsourced CFO is an ideal, cost effective solution for many of our small and mid-sized clients that don’t yet need a permanent financial executive on staff.”

-- Mike Gano, Managing Partner, The Partners Group

 

“CFO Selections has sent us the perfect person to help streamline our processes, evaluate our financial product and personnel and respond to questions that were beyond basic bookkeeping. We love having her as part of our team!”

-- Toyan Copeland, Co-owner, The Copeland Group

 

“My recruiting and HR team made the comment that CFO Selections is one of the top two executive search firms they have worked with in all their years of recruiting.  This is high praise from an experienced team.”

-- Lynn Takaki, VP – HR, Precor Incorporated

 

“CFO Selections does an exceptional job of getting to know both their candidates and their clients.  This paid dividends in my case as Alex brought a relocation opportunity to me after working with me on another position.  It turned out to be a great fit professionally and personally.  This would not have happened had Alex not spent the time with me up front, stayed in touch, and reached out when he identified the potential opportunity.”

-- Sean Tallarico, Controller, Pope Resources/Olympic Resource Management

 

“Our short term consultant filled our urgent need and we also ended up being able to hire a stellar candidate thanks to Rich’s help in the search; Leann is the perfect technical and cultural match for us.”

-- Martinique Grigg, Exec. Director Mountaineers

 

“We have been so grateful to have Robert from your consulting team as part of Oiselle. He has truly been a difference maker.”

-- Sally Bergeson, Founder + CEO, Oiselle

 

“CFO Selections delivered the finance professional we were looking for.  This individual not only provides the technical expertise we need but also is an excellent fit with our corporate culture.”

-- Andy Skipton, CFO, Logos Bible Software

 

“When we needed specific skills for a project, CFO Selections was able to quickly find someone who was a great fit for both our project and our company. We saved months of recruiting and got help on the terms and timeline we needed.”

-- Bob Pritchett, President/CEO, Logos Bible Software

 

CFOS FOUNDATION

A charitable foundation providing time, talent, and treasure to foster children within the communities CFO Selections serves.

PRESS RELEASES

Read through our corporate press releases to keep up on CFO news and recent placements.

Follow