Managing Director

Brian Gurley

Brian Gurley

Through RBG Services, Inc. Brian provides CFO advisory and management consulting to middle market, private equity & VC backed and start-up companies.  Brian and is a financial and operations leader with nearly 20 years’ experience in public and private companies.   He began his career at KPMG and has work across multiple industries.  Brian is a CPA and holds an MBA from the University of Washington.

Other Career Highlights include:

CFO & COO of a leading educational publisher

  • Oversaw growth from $15MM in sales to $100MM
  • Implemented a  restructuring, eliminating $20MM in annaual costs and ultimatly worked through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing
  • Lead due diligence and integration of multiple acquisitions.
  • Supported Public high-yield and private debt offerings and SEC filings.
  • Lead the Sarbanes-Oxley implementation and compliance processes
  • Reengineered fulfillment and customer service processes
  • Negotiated multiple office and warehouse leases
  • Lead systems implementations including Great Plains, fulfillment, CRM and Content Management
  • Reengineered and implemented accounting and FP&A processes

Chief Financial Officer of an internet retailer of consumer electronics

  • Raised $7MM in equity financing and a $1MM convertible bridge loan.
  • Oversaw the sale of the company

Director of Finance for a $250MM manufacturer and importer of women’s  apparel

  • Secured an asset based lending agreement with credit availability over $100 million
  • Implemented restructuring and cost savings initiatives
  • Managed the SEC filings and litigation support for an SEC investigation.


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