Donn brings over 30 years of financial experience with him to the Champ team. Along with Champ Internet, he currently is a consulting CFO to multiple small businesses providing a broad range of financial consulting, accounting, and tax services. His clients include a wealth management company that trains financial advisors on how to attract, engage and retain affluent clients; an Internet domain company that develops online brands and manages a variety of e-commerce web sites; a Special Situations Investment Bank and Turnaround firm focused on middle market investors and companies within the Transportation & Logistics/Supply Chain, Technology/Business Services and Industrials/Manufacturing industries; an Internet Software and Marketing Consultancy company that offers tracking software that reduces shopping cart abandonment rates dynamically by capturing field-level data (name, email) prior to submission; and a software development company that creates innovative mobile applications for Apple and Android devices.
Prior to establishing his consulting practice, Donn was the CFO of GenuOne, Inc., a start-up venture capital backed provider of online and offline brand protection services and products. During his seven year tenure at GenuOne, Donn led the company through multiple rounds of financing, oversaw the acquisition of a software development firm and ultimately orchestrated the sale of the company in 2006.
Prior to GenuOne, Donn served as the CFO of Look, Inc. for six years, a global medical device manufacturer, specializing in disposable sutures and instruments. Prior to Look, Inc., Donn was the Financial Controller of Exeter Equities, Inc., a diversified group of companies providing management consulting and financial services, real estate management and venture capital investments. Exeter Foods, Inc., the group’s largest subsidiary, was a $100 million multi-plant food products manufacturing, distribution, and marketing company.
Donn earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College. When he’s not at the office, Donn can be found spending time with his wife, three sons, and his grandchildren.