Senior financial executive with extensive experience in high growth, technology companies. He is a hands-on leader with strong operational skills in planning, forecasting and business systems implementation who has successfully developed strong finance and accounting organizations in companies that were experiencing rapid change. As the Corporate Controller at Cascade Communications Corp., F.C. developed the finance and accounting organization that supported the company’s rapid growth from a $7 million privately held company to a publicly traded company with revenue of $340 million and over 900 employees three years later. He has a strong business acumen with the ability to interact effectively with all levels within the organization. F.C. also has extensive experience in initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition, SEC reporting and international accounting operations. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Bentley University.