Ute is a senior finance executive with both hands-on and management expertise in all aspects of finance and accounting. Her over thirty years of broad experience in diverse industries reflects strong aptitude to quickly assimilate industry nuances. She is a proven leader in managing finance and operations to maximize profit margins, control costs and improve cash flow. She is adept at leading companies through periods of dramatic change including rapid growth, multiple ownership changes, Chapter 11 restructuring and downsizing.
Ute’s areas of practice include financial reporting and analysis, treasury and cash flow management, strategic planning & implementation, improving profit margins, controlling costs, process improvement, forecasts and budgets, building strong accounting teams, tax and audit compliance, software implementation, due diligence and acquisitions. She has worked for companies across multiple industry lines. These include a sports nutrition wholesaler, apparel wholesaler and licensor, long distance telecommunications, long term care pharmacies, home health care services, hospitality services and manufacturer of remote underwater propulsion systems. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University and 9 credit hours towards an MBA – Accounting from the University of Colorado, Denver. Ute is a former Certified Public Accountant.