Shad is a strategic planner with a proven record of enabling companies to achieve their goals by implementing best-in-class accounting and financial processes, laying a rock-solid fiscal foundation for efficient and immaculate financial audits. He employs innovative tools to analyze past performance and combine these learnings with new initiatives and operational targets to project future results accurately. He enables data-driven decision making, modeling different scenarios to determine the most likely and optimized outcome. Shad is an effective risk manager, proactively safeguarding the company in the sometimes-dangerous arenas of legal, debt financing, and insurance.
Shad has 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, operational analysis, and banking. Most recently he served as the CFO of a private equity backed hospitality company, which grew to 23 property acquisitions during his time there. He led the accounting, finance, human resource, and IT departments culminating in a successful liquidation event and attractive return for the investors.
Shad attended California State University, Long Beach earning a degree in Business Administration, Finance.