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Holden Proven Finance Professional with 2+ years experience.

Relevant Skills

Manufacturing, retail, wholesale

Expertise Summary
  • Holden, MBA CPA is a relentless and versatile Finance Professional with deep manufacturing, wholesale, and retail experience.  
    • He’s passionate about leveraging technology/process improvement to optimize cost structure and drive business enablement, growth, and finance effective goals. 
  • In Holden’s role as CFO at a cannabis business, he executed extensive restructuring initiatives to accomplish the company’s short/long-term financial objectives. 
    • He secured debt financing and managed cash flow/treasury while doubling units’ output and maintaining Gross/EBITDA Margin FY 22 vs. FY 21 as wholesale pricing fell 40%.  
    • He designed and implemented new tools and controls around A/P, Purchasing, and Approvals and reengineered orders to the cash and receivables process.  
  • At another cannabis company, Holden oversaw all aspects of the PE-backed Company’s Accounting cycle/Controllership function, bookkeeping, close, operations, strategy, controls, and risk management.  
    • He negotiated legacy balances and vendor agreements, working capital and daily cash management across 12 retail locations and 200+ employees.  
    • He also partnered with external auditors and stakeholders on tax planning, compliance, and related matters. 
  • Before cannabis, Holden worked as a Financial Analyst and as a Senior Associate, planning and executing both internal and external audits and reviews for both public and private clients. 


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