Meet John Brothers


John Brothers is Vice President of Financial Services and Financial Analyst with Strategic Leadership Associates specializing in organizational restructuring and turnarounds, with particular emphasis on the financial management operations of an organization.  John has a B.S. in Business Administration from Wright State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive).

John assists organizations in helping them to understand the key financial drivers of their business and helps them to put into place “Best Practice” systems, processes and procedures to measure the financial results and the impact of these drivers.

John’s career has been far ranging and includes experience in Fortune 500 companies, as well as a number of start-up companies that include senior financial management roles in two start-ups with the legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus.  In one company, during a period of two years it experienced growth of over 300%, while in the other company over a period of five years annual revenues grew from $0 to over $200M.  Later, drawing upon this start-up experience, he was a manager in the Emerging Business Services Division of Arthur Andersen, a Big 5 Accounting firm where he assisted businesses with developing strategic financing and system plans to provide the infrastructure for future growth.

Over the past twelve years, John has been a private independent consultant helping both for-profit and not-for-profit companies ranging in size from start-ups to over $1B in revenues.  John has provided financial management leadership during times of both prosperity and great financial duress, oftentimes resulting in changes in personnel, implementation of new financial systems, and the development of new processes and procedures.  As a result of one engagement, John was nominated for the annual Dayton Business Journal “CFO of the Year Award” where he finished as a finalist in 2010.  Clients have included the Senior Resource Connection, United Rehabilitation Services, Central State University, CareSource, Chaminade Julienne High School, Dayton Christian Schools, Bishop Fenwick High School, Goodwill Easter Seals of the Miami Valley, Miami Valley Research Foundation, R.L. Drake, iNet Interactive, MacLeod Capital Resources and others.

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