About Mike Shingleton
Sustainable Growth: Think Beyond Today, Beyond Tomorrow, and Beyond Ourselves to drive Employee, Customer, and Community Engagement towards Shared Stakeholder Values
Mike brings 25 years of diverse and progressive financial leadership to the companies he serves. He is a Chief Financial Officer known for being an engaged leader who drives operational excellence, strategic growth, and profitability. Mike has developed numerous best practices around reporting processes, finance and operations partnerships, strategic planning models, performance management systems, and analytical tools that have been leveraged throughout the companies he has worked during his career.
Mike’s passion is working with businesses to help them visualize and build their growth stories by being a trusted business advisor who always puts their interests first. He has expertise in leading strategic plans through the use of dynamic driver-based models that create insightful links among operational expectations, resource needs, and financial results. Mike is a trusted business advisor in the following diverse areas:
- Long-term strategic planning
- Budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling
- Staff development and coaching
- Working capital and cashflow forecasting and optimization
- Executive dashboard development
- Treasury and cash management
- Banking relationships and financial services review
- Product pricing
- Customer and product profitability analysis
- Expense management and efficiency
- Financial analysis and profit improvement
- Systems implementation
- Resource allocation and ROI analysis
Mike has a solid background that began as a CPA for Arthur Andersen, which gave him a strong foundation in business and work ethics. Mike’s experience progressed into roles as a Controller, FP&A Manager, and Chief Financial Officer. He draws from his deep and diverse experience across multiple industries including: banking, manufacturing, construction, restaurants, biotech, retail, and wholesale businesses.
Mike grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a major in Accounting and Finance. He played soccer for the university and received an award as an Academic All-American his senior year. Mike and his loving wife, Heather, moved to Nashville in 2008 with their three wonderful children, and love to call Nashville home.
University of Cincinnati
Certificates & Licenses:
Certified Public Accountant (Inactive)
FENG (Financial Executives Networking Group)