John E. Labbett, CPA on Finance & Operations
John E. Labbett, CPA, will help any business improve its profits and cash flows.
Background in finance and operations with many years of experience in multiple industries, both domestic and international. CFO of different companies for many years, two of which were public companies, and held a CEO position. Operated as a COO, successfully completed many consulting assignments and also started and managed two businesses.
Extensive knowledge of fund raising and banking relationships and strong track record of leadership in start ups, early stage and established companies. Also considerable experience in mergers & acquisitions and turnarounds.
Finance & Accounting
Budgeting & Financial Analysis
Strategic Planning & Development
Mergers & Acquisitions
Grew sales of small loss making food distributor fourfold and turned it into profitability.
Assisted growth of internet technology company threefold from $35M in sales to over $100M. ·
Oversaw acquisition and subsequent integration at large internet retailer -achieved $800M combined market capitalization and reduced combined costs by $5Bÿ0M+ per year.
Worked strategically with CEO to raise capital, develop plans and manage acquisitions and business development. Raised $120M in financing arrangements.
Acted as principal turnaround architect (raised $65M in exit finance and $29M in tax refunds), restructured business and planned exit from Chapter 11.
Assisted growth of specialty retail chain to $40M in sales and successful sale to industry leader.
Implemented company wide POS systems integrating stores and HO.
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