November 7, 2011

Mike Chochon joins the CFO Systems team after eight years with TD Ameritrade in Omaha.  Chochon brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector where he specialized in providing leadership within the financial and technology industries.  His past experience includes serving companies as a CFO, Corporate Treasurer, and Managing Director of Trading & Risk.

“We are excited to have a CFO with Mike’s level of expertise on board.  His experience as a CFO, Managing Director of Operations, and Corporate Treasurer will be a valuable addition to both our CFO outsourcing and capital teams,” says Brett Frevert, Managing Director.

Chochon is a native of Crete, Nebraska, and a graduate of UNL.  He began his career in the Silicon Valleyas a tax advisor at Ernst and Young before moving into the technology and financial sectors. He served as the Corporate Treasurer at E*TRADE Securities and moved to New York City to serve as CFO of E*TRADE Professional.  While at Ameritrade, Chochon led the team that financed the $2.2 billion debt facility that supported the acquisition of TD Waterhouse.  Today, Chochon specializes in helping companies with balance sheet management, liquidity, M&A due diligence, banking and rating agency relationships, financial regulatory reporting and risk management.

“It is a real pleasure to join Brett and Karen at CFO Systems.  We are focused on helping both large and small companies interested in adding shareowner value.  The business ingenuity in Omaha and the Midwest is tremendous,” says Chochon.

CFO Systems, LLC provides financial leadership to middle-market entities across the United States.  It serves clients as interim and timeshare CFOs and Controllers, providing practical, experienced financial leadership on the clients’ schedule.  Its business financing division, CFO Capital, provides full-service solutions to companies looking to raise funds and works closely with banks, leasing companies, and a variety of capital providers.