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Andy Knowlton has more than 35 years of experience in leading finance teams, managing the finance function, and serving as a trusted business partner to the executive management team. As a seasoned industry CFO, he has worked in both private and public company environments. Andy earned his B.S. Degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA in Finance from Michigan State University where he was a TA in accounting. He continued teaching at the undergrad and graduate level during his working career. He is a non-practicing CPA in the State of Michigan.
Andy has spent his career in both privately held family-owned businesses and publicly traded multinational corporations. He has led acquisitions, bank financing transitions, tax planning initiatives, family succession planning, and benefits strategy. He embraces the challenges and opportunities in all of these disciplines.
Andy enjoys working across functional lines bringing the finance perspective into all aspects of the business. He has incorporated operational and finance KPIs to drive performance in a variety of diverse business units.
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