Integrity, Discipline, Excellence, Achievement, and Leadership. This is what drives every relationship, every challenge and every opportunity. Our vision is to be the engine behind real, measurable, positive change that comfortably distances them from their competitors by helping them refine their vision, make proactive decisions about the short- and long-term and is reflected in its bottom line. This puts us beyond any other normal CFO or strategic business consultant. We understand the intrinsic value of time, and how it can affect the outcome of your business. That’s why we mobilize quickly, survey the corporate landscape from the inside out, and provide strategic financial or operational recommendations that lead to results. Ours is a hands-on approach to solving what can be a company’s toughest business challenges, and guide our clients to solutions that create true economic value.
Marshall J. Morris
Marshall has extensive experience with middle market to large companies in the media/entertainment, technology, automotive, construction, transportation, consumer goods, environmental and industrial equipment industry sectors. He is a specialist in leveraged growth environments, turnarounds, restructuring, financial leadership, mergers & acquisitions, and building financial infrastructure in private equity backed and publicly traded companies.
Prior to founding Group125, Marshall was a partner with Tatum LLC, CFO for American Furniture Manufacturing, a private equity owned high volume manufacturer, and CFO for CECO Environmental, a publicly traded capital equipment and engineered products manufacturer. He served as Treasurer for Calgon Carbon, a publicly traded specialty chemical manufacturer, and Trico Products, a formerly publicly traded tier one automotive parts supplier. In addition, Marshall founded Cynmar Advisors LLC, a management consulting firm and spent eight years in public accounting, five of those with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He majored in accounting and holds a B.S. of Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management and is a CPA. Marshall is a FINRA Registered Representative of StillPoint Capital and holds Series 63 and 82 securities licenses.
His experience includes:
Provided financial leadership to a newly created $100 million spinoff from a multi-billion dollar information services company
Led a turnaround and restructuring for an $80 million capital equipment manufacturer
Directed and actively managed the financial resources for a $170 million furniture manufacturer in financial distress
Led a cross-functional team to complete a financial and distribution systems conversion at a $280 million office products and computer hardware distributor
Improved working capital efficiency by $10 million for a $350 million automotive parts supplier