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Accounting Leader
Advising public and private companies


Relevant Skills

Accounting, budgeting, forecasting, auditing, Training and managing staff, Consulting on IPOs and SPACs

Expertise Summary
  • With a CPA, MBA, and 25+ years as a Finance & Accounting Leader with experience in the top accounting firms, Garrison is a proven professional.
    • He has experience advising public companies in the Fortune 500 and private industry as the CFO for small and emerging companies, including 4 years as a CFO in cannabis.
    • He is currently consulting on IPOs and SPACs.
  • At a startup, Garrison was responsible for all finance, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, tax, acquisition due diligence and integration, and HR functions.
    • Additionally, he filed the S1 and prepared the 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and the Private Placement Memorandums.
  • As a partner of a premier business management consulting company, Garrison concentrated on manufacturing and consumer product clients.
    • He was responsible for external reporting (including SEC and IPOs, and annual and quarterly reporting), modeling, cash forecasting, budgeting, auditing, ERP implementations, internal controls, process improvement, operational compliance, IT, buy-and-sell-side due diligence, acquisition integration, IPO readiness, investor relations, and banking relationships.
  • Garrison is highly knowledgeable in accounting, very personable with the ability to explain complex issues simply.
    • He has trained and managed up to 50 people–many of whom have gone on to be successful.
    • He has an energetic personality with creativity and humor and is very approachable for all levels.

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