Press Release: Tom Byrom joins CFOs2GO
CFOS2GO ANNOUNCE TOM BYROM AS PARTNER AND FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE CO-LEADER
CFOs2GO, a leading provider of consulting CFO expertise and placement services for interim, part-time and direct hire positions, today announced that Tom Byrom has joined the firm as a Partner and will develop and co-lead a financial services practice.
Tom brings over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry including having served as the CFO of several banks and the CEO of two bank holding companies. He has held the position of CFO and Chief Investment Officer for a private equity fund that raised $160 million from institutional investors, acquired seven portfolio companies, merged those companies into one entity, and brought that entity public.
Tom’s expertise will be combined with that of Jess Gutierrez, former CFO at multiple credit unions and banks, as they co-lead the Financial Services Practice. “Our focus will be on banking, credit union and non-bank lenders,” said Tom, “facing the challenges of rapid technology innovation, regulatory change and rising customer expectations.” “We have expertise in financial service strategy, governance, financial reporting, internal controls, business planning, financial systems, organization development and know how banks, credit unions and non-bank lenders make money.” He will join a team of experts in the 2GO group of companies.
Robert Weis, founder and managing partner of CFOs2GO said, “We welcome Tom to our team of seasoned consulting CFOs, CIOs and veteran recruiters who are accomplished at helping CEOs and senior executives face and address financial management matters. Tom will be a valuable addition to the team allowing us to confidently extend our services to the banking and credit union industry.” “The financial services sector is under intense disruptive pressure due to innovative mobile and Internet firms. With our firm’s broad expertise and Tom Byrom and Jess Gutierrez leading the charge we have a lot to offer the financial services industry”, he added.
Tom Byrom has a BA and MBA from Stanford University.
CFOs2GO provides financial expertise on an interim and consulting basis and recruitment for direct hire positions to clients nationwide and internationally from offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Our team is hand-picked from practicing CFOs with an average of 25 years of experience across a broad range of industries and practice areas, including expertise in International Business, Treasury Management, Corporate Finance, Enterprise Risk Management, SEC Reporting, Financial Modeling and Analysis, Project Management, Succession Planning, Startups, Equity Crowd Funding, Turnarounds and Bankruptcy, Strategic Planning, Corporate Restructuring, Cleantech and Financial Services. CFOs2GO is designed to produce significant client value through a interweaving of both consulting and recruiting capabilities, each supporting and enhancing the other.