Financials, Business Development
Fred Burmont is a retired Colorado-licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with more than 40 years’ financial management experience.
He has 25 years’ experience as a corporate finance officer including 15 years as part-owner and Financial Vice President of Chaparral Industries, Inc. a metal products manufacturing company headquartered in Denver. He served as the CFO, responsible for all financial, strategic planning, accounting, budgeting and cash management functions. The company grew from 10 employees and $1 million in sales to having 93 employees and $14 million in annual sales over the 15 years.
For 4 years he served as Vice President of Finance & Administration for Staodynamics, a publicly-held (NASDAQ National Market) manufacturer of FDA-approved medical devices and for 6 years as Senior Business Manager/Division Controller for Knowledge Interact, a subsidiary of Softbank Group.
A native of Colorado, born and raised in Denver, he is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a BS degree in Business, majoring in Accounting and Finance, and the University of Denver, Graduate School of Business Administration, with a Certificate in Marketing Research.
Most recently he was employed as the Vice President, Finance for Upstate Colorado, Weld County public-private economic development agency.
Since 2014 he has provided his services as a Business Consultant for the Larimer SBDC. He was named the Larimer SBDC 2019 Consultant of the Year. He has now conducted more than 1,300 consulting sessions for over 800 SBDC clients.
Consulting Expertise Includes:
- Business Plan Development
- Strategic Planning / Profit Improvement
- Cash Flow Planning
- Income Tax Reporting
- Sales/Use Tax Reporting
- Accounting / Record Keeping
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Business Financial Management