About Michael Still
Michael Still has over 20 years of experience in financial and business management as a President, CFO, VP Finance, and Controller in the public and private arena, from start-ups to Fortune 500 businesses. Having worked with many small- to medium-size private companies, he understands the entrepreneurial thought process and is able to provide leaders with experienced insight.
His diverse background and deep knowledge allows him to identify and resolve issues not only in the financial functions but also provide crucial insights in all aspects of business operations. He has an exceptional ability to step into any situation, rapidly assess both risks and opportunities, and partner with business leaders to build a plan that will deliver results.
Michael has installed numerous forecasting and planning tools to support rapid business growth and territorial expansions, and has helped companies adapt to changing economic and market conditions. Focusing on healthy cash flow, he has implemented processes designed to optimize working capital, prioritize capital investment and manage expenses to support business objectives.
Industry expertise includes:
- Logistics & Distribution
- Food & Beverage
- Consumer Products
- Information Technology
- Multi-tier Distribution
- Start-ups & Innovators
Michael began his career with KPMG, and went on to add value in service, manufacturing and distribution industries. He gained his leadership, operations and finance/accounting experience while working in the US, EMEA (England and Kuwait), and APAC (New Zealand, Australia and Singapore), allowing him to bring a global and well-tested viewpoint to the table. He is a Chartered Accountant (comparable to a CPA) and holds a MBA from the University of Colorado’s Executive Program.
Long-term residents of Colorado, Michael and his wife Lauren love travelling and exploring the world with their teenage daughter. In his spare time, Michael enjoys road cycling, mountain biking, and skiing.
Massey University, New Zealand
Univerity of Colorado, Denver
Certificates & Licenses:
CA (Chartered Accountant)
MBA (Masters of Business Administration)
CA ANZ (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)