CFO, Startup Growth, Relationship Cultivator
Taber is a team leader with hands-on executive experience across finance, strategy, risk management andinformation technologies. He is committed to solving complex challenges and advancing business strategy, operations, corporate and business development with a high level of energy and enthusiasm. Taber developsmeaningful, actionable recommendations for operational improvement. He values building personalrelationships and helping others to support and build great teams. Taber is an entrepreneur and strategicthinker with an established record of success in growing small ($1.5M) to midsize ($20M) companies.
He is a proven transformational executive providing strategic financial and operational management leadership that helps successful growth and exit transitions. His track record includes:
FINANCIAL PLANNING: CFO, COO, Consulting Team Lead – of 3 public companies – $1M to $100M includingAlternative Energy, Broadband, Energy and Retail.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: Led 4 reverse mergers into the public markets. Developed and raised over $75M inseasoned offerings. Successfully developed exit strategy for Tech company.
FINANCE & TREASURY: Developed accounting teams and implemented risk controls to protect corporate assets.
SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION: Researched and implemented POS and accounting systems for companies bring severalfrom localized systems to cloud based, low risk systems for better control and ease of work across multiplelocations.
SALES and EXPENSE CONTROL: Brought in by outside investment banking company to analyze portfolio companies.Ran collections on long outstanding A/P gaining longterm paying customers while reducing outstanding payments.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Built and maintain websites for over 10 clients driving sales through SEO and onlinemarketing. Networking and relationship building created key clients for 2 businesses whereby revenues increasedover 50%.
President - Merchant Bank raised over $75m for a star-studded alternative energy startup
CFO – interim CFO to help a public broadband company complete a full asset sale in a buyout
President of 501(c)3 nonprofit for community involvement and education Director of Finance - implementingaccounting system changes and upgrades to create better controls
Education and Community
BS – 2001 – Finance/Accounting, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Taber serves as Volunteer Coordinator at his church. He is also very active in his kids’ schools in Dallas ISD. Taber is President of Mockingbird Dads Club. He loves coaching baseball for his son and toting his daughter to gymnastics, cheer and dance every week. Taber and his wife of 20 years, Elizabeth, live in the M-Streets in Dallas and she is a Pediatric Plastics PA at UTSW/Children'sHealth Dallas.