John has over 40 years of experience as CFO/Controller for family-owned businesses in the manufacturing and agricultural industries. His background includes a variety of responsibilities not only managing finance and accounting functions, but also duties related to Human Resources, risk management and marketing.


His diverse background includes experience developing cost accounting systems, cash flow models, grower reports. In addition, he has directed software implementations, managed financial information related to an acquisition, developed and executed new accounting and sales procedures, and reorganized an accounting department to reflect adjustments in the business climate. Additionally, John helped reduce past due accounts by over $2 million dollars at a manufacturing facility, prepared large operating budgets, and saved over a million dollars by identifying issues related to litigation.



CFO Systems, LLC

Olson Industries, Inc. (fabricator and galvanizing of steel)

Fresh Kist Produce, LLC (shipper of fresh market produce)

Catacula Lake Winery/Vintage Ranch Properties
Controller / Accounting Manager

Holthouse, Carlin and Van Trigt
Senior Audit Manager

Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo (organic grower/shipper/packer of produce and herbs)
Assistant Controller

Hahn Estates/Smith & Hook Winery

Apio, Inc (packer/shipper of fresh market produce)

Frudden Produce Inc. / SoMoCo Farms (grower/shipper/packer of fresh market produce)
Minor Shareholder

Middle State Manufacturing, Inc. (manufacturer of grain drying equip.)
Credit Manager


Phone 402.884.0066 ext.141

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