Functional Experience

  • All Finance, Accounting & Administration Functions

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Strategic Planning & Execution 

  • Board Presentations

  • Bank Relations

  • Due Diligence

  • Turnarounds

  • Treasury

  • Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Budgeting

  • Pre & Post Acquisition Support

  • International Expansion

  • Corporate & Board Governance

  • Operations

  • Forecasting

  • Investor Relations

  • Cash Management

  • Process Improvements

Example Industries

  • Consumer Products

  • Software

  • Technology

  • Distribution

  • E-Learning

  • Consulting 

Gary Rolfes



Gary is an accomplished and results driven executive with over 35 years experience. He has significant experience as CFO of companies ranging in size from $50MM – $500MM and also as Executive Officer & Corporate Controller of a $5 Billion public company. 

 Gary’s experience spans private and public companies across diverse industries including consumer products, software, technology, distribution and e-learning   corporations. He is a resourceful leader that has been a catalyst for diving strong financial and operational performance for early stage, middle market and Fortune 500 companies.     He has been instrumental in leading high-level initiatives involving major acquisitions, strategic planning, margin improvement and international expansion. Additionally, Gary is experienced in leading major restructuring initiatives that resulted in efficiencies, reduction in overall cost structures and improved profitability.

 As a CSuite Partner Gary provides leadership and assists clients significantly improve operations, enhance value and sustain consistent profitable growth. 

Relevant Experience 

  • Partner, CSuite Financial Partners

  • CFO Consulting & Founder, Crosspoint Advisors Inc.

  • Chief Financial Officer, Munchkin Inc.

  • Executive Vice President, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, LRN Corp.

  • Chief Operating Officer & Board Director, Intelligent Energy Holdings

  • Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Candle Corporation

  • Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller, Mattel Inc.

  • Senior Vice President, Business Planning, Mattel Inc.

  • Division CFO, Mattel Inc.

Board Positions:

  • Chair of Audit Committee, PTI Corp.

  • Advisory Board Member, Candle Corporation

  • Board Member, Intelligent Energy Holdings

  • Board Member, Graziadio Business School, Pepperdine University

  • Independent Financial Advisor, ICANN Board Audit Committee

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • MBA – Pepperdine University

  • BBA, Accounting – Loyola University 

  • Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor, AM&AA

  • Certified Board Director – UCLA

  • Board Leadership Fellow – National Association of Corporate Directors