Florida CFO Group
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Florida CF Group
(877) 352-2367ASK A CFO
CFO Partner

Don Noble

I believe that high growth companies need a different time of financial manager. Whether it is rapid mergers and acquisitions, explosive franchising, or technology plays, the most important hire is a CFO who has done it before. With a solid financial background coupled with technology prowess, combined with military precision and discipline, I use my skills to grow companies and navigate through opportunities.
My expertise includes:
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including capital raises and exit strategies
  • Enabling high growth companies to succeed, especially technology and franchising concepts.
  • Making lots of money
I am a strategic financial executive with 30 years of accounting, financial and operational leadership experience in a broad range of industries. I have earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Finance. I am currently a Certified Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor (CM&AA), and am pursuing my SHRM Foundation's Veterans at Work certificate, my certified franchise executive (CFE) designation, and my certified management accountant (CMA) designation.
Some examples of significant initiatives that I have led, and their benefits to my clients and employers, include:
  • Selling a technology company to VMware after increasing their value 4X over 1 year
  • Restructuring the equity structure of a private technology company
  • Launching franchising at a remediation company in Florida
  • Leading operations of a software company through IPO
  • Raising debt and equity financing at several companies
  • Leading the finance arm of many companies to an average of 25% YOY growth

My focus since 2005 has been on providing fractional CFO services to private companies in industries including franchising, legal, technology and high-growth firms.

I started my career by proudly serving in the United States Air Force as a development manager and field technician from July 1984 to January 1990.

Previously, I held executive financial positions at mid- to large-sized companies including:

  • CFO, VetCor, Tampa
  • Treasurer and Board Member, CareerSource Tampa Bay
  • Member of Board of Advisors, Bradford Global Learning, Dubai
  • Interim CFO, Merlin Law Group, Tampa
  • CFO, LSGF Management, Atlanta
  • CFO and VP, Finance, Harrisburg
  • CFO VideoMining Corporation, State College
  • Independent CFO, FP&A and Systems Expert, New England
  • CFO 1A Auto
  • CFO Kelser
  • CFO WorkXpress
  • CFO, Bliss Healthcare
  • CFO and General Manager (Head of Professional Services), New Hampshire
  • Associate - Mergers and Acquisitions, Baldwin & Clarke Corporate Finance, New Hampshire
  • Controller/Finance Manager, 1A Auto, Inc, Boston
  • European Business Manager, EXE Technologies, Dallas

In my 10 plus years of working with CFO's, I've never had a better mentor than Don. His slogan of, "Not your ordinary CFO" rings true and is visible in how he approaches every situation. He is not just a boss, he's a leader! I have learned more in the past year about myself and my effectiveness as an HR professional through Don's guidance. His overall business knowledge and expertise in finance has helped our organization flourish. I would recommend Don to any company that is looking for a top-notch CFO.

- Debra Clark, Executive Director at Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI)

Don is an outstanding CFO who has the experience to get to the root of issues quickly and understand the entire company. I would be happy to work with Don again.

- Vincent Olaf, Accounting Manager - WorkXpress

I have worked with Don in several capacities specifically related to corporate finance. He has a strong understanding of both the technical elements of finance as well as the operational impact presented by various financial decisions. His keen grasp of client and vendor relationships is also evident in working with him.

- Sam Coyl, President of Netrepid

Don has been a tremendous asset to the organization. Don brings leadership along with a strong finance and technology management background to any organization that he is associated with and the Technology Council of Central PA benefits from that experience.

- Glenn Lytle, Chief Revenue Officer at Horizon

Don is a talented finance executive with expertise that extends far beyond numbers. His professionalism, ethics and expertise proved invaluable in helping build a successful company. His ability to make day to day decisions while at all times being focused on the strategic goals of the company is unique. I, personally leaned on Don often- he always comes through. Don would be an invaluable asset to any executive team.

- Darlene Myers – Independent Controller, CFO, Forensic Accounting, IT Accounting System Development & Installation

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