During his 39 year career, Pete has served as the CFO, Regional CFO and VP of Finance of both public and privately-held companies in the home building, land development, mortgage and title services segments. He specializes in rapid growth and restructuring environments; spearheading initiatives to achieve dynamic turnaround and growth for an organization, and identifying key performance drivers to boost profitability and efficiency.
Prior to joining CFO Strategic Partners, Pete served as Regional CFO of Beazer Homes USA, where he was responsible for the financial management of 11 divisions with managed assets of $500 million which included the mortgage and title service operations. He spearheaded a shared services operation which included accounting, purchasing and contracts administration that dramatically enhanced productivity while cutting costs by more than 30%. He was a significant contributor to the increase in revenue from $50 million to more than $500 million.
Pete began his financial career in public accounting where he worked for 11 years. As an engagement manager, he worked principally with large automobile dealerships, construction firms, governmental concerns and manufacturing organizations. Other clients included marketing firms, attorneys, doctors, retailers, restaurants, office supply companies and various service industry companies.
Pete has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. He is a licensed CPA and a member of the American and Florida Institutes of CPAs. His personal interests include cycling, skiing and golf.