Operating Finance Director
Jacob is a Finance Operating Director in the Trailblazers offering for the Beckway Group. He has worked extensively in both finance and operations management for mid-market Private Equity, minor-to-major VC firms, Fortune 100 companies, and startups.
He is a recognized C-suite value driver deploying and implementing significant business improvement initiatives through a disciplined approach to strategic planning, FP&A, capital adequacy, and cost management. He is accustomed to maneuvering highly regulated manufacturing environments, achieving operational excellence for high caliber executives and teams in transition, and delivering top- and bottom-line growth.
Previously, Jacob worked in Management Consulting for Accenture’s Finance & Enterprise Performance organization, specially aligned to M&A, and SSA & Company’s Private Equity service offering. Prior to Accenture, Jacob was a Company Commander at the rank of Captain with the US Army Special Operations community working closely with foreign militaries, US Army Special Forces, and Psychological Operations and Civil Affairs.
Jacob earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics with minor in Business Administration and Mathematics from Texas Christian University and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.