Finance and Accounting Practice Leader
Tom Aiken has more than 30 years of financial experience as a CFO of public and venture-backed companies as well as a trusted business consultant of private businesses and nonprofit organizations.
As a consultant, Tom has provided clients with such services as developing strategic plans, budgets, financial policies, procedures and internal controls; providing interim support of accounting and finance organizations; directing pre-audit and audit preparation, systems implementation and refinancing projects. Tom has also assisted in IPO preparation, investor due diligence, raising capital, liaison with banks and investors, and financial and operational assessments. Additionally, he has been involved in various turnarounds.
Industries that Tom has served include software, manufacturing, nonprofit, medical devices, cleantech, social media, and telecommunications.
Tom's corporate experience includes international mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity creation, IPOs, treasury operations, global accounting and financial system implementations, and various Securities and Exchange Commission registrations and filings. Tom has served on boards of directors and has had responsibility for several multinational organizations.
Tom is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants. He serves on the Board of the Mental Health Partners and is chair of the Governance Committee and member of the Finance Committee. In 2015 Tom was nominated to the New Jersey Technology Council CFO Hall of Fame. Previously Tom served as the Vice Chairman of the Board, and Chair of the Audit Committee, of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group. He has served as a member of the Advisory Board of the Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures as well as on boards and advisory boards of several public and private companies and is a subject matter expert for the CleanTech Open. Tom received a B.S. Business Administration from Virginia Southern College.
Corporate Experience: Cedarwood Partners, DGK Group, Prescient Applied Intelligence, Inc., Lamina Ceramics, Inc., Sychip, Inc., GMT Microelectronics Corp., Teleos Communications, Inc., Gandalf Systems Corp., Infotron Systems Corp., Penn Central Corp., Ford Aerospace Corp., General Electric, U.S. Army.
Nonprofit Experience: Mental Health Partners, Wordsworth, Children's Home of Reading, Pennsylvania Ballet, KenCrest, HelpHopeLive
Roles: CFO, Business Consultant, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary, Board member, Audit Committee, Governance committee, Director Corporate Accounting