“Highly adept and personable are what come to mind when I think of Rolf. I had the great pleasure of working with Rolf on a long-term project for my company. He’s clearly very good at what he does both from a conceptual and an executional standpoint. I was particularly impressed with his clear communication style and diligence in keeping us informed while juggling so many things that were going on. Rolf keeps things positive and upbeat and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him as an asset to any client.”
-Jane Freeman, Director of Operations, Ready State
“Rolf has the highest level of integrity, experience and talent as a consulting CFO. In the process of branding his own a2z CFO firm, I got to know him as a intelligent, savvy, calm, and detail-oriented person. He masterfully manages all aspects of financial strategies and operation. Rolf is extremely trustworthy, loyal and dependable. He has superb business acumen and a comforting presence. I have no doubt that he is a great asset, advisor, and hands-on CFO to business owners and CEOs.”
-Joanne Tan, CEO, 10+ Visual Branding
“Rolf is an exceptional finance professional. I had the good fortune to succeed Rolf as CFO after he spent 5 months upgrading a finance organization into a high-performing and highly functioning team serving a complex company. I highly endorse Rolf’s dedication and commitment to excellence and his ‘doing things the right way’ philosophy. I hope to work together again sometime.”
– Tim Bussey, CFO, ZAG Technical Services
“Rolf worked well in several tough situations and had a calming demeanor. He made the problems easy to solve, by taking care of the issues as much as possible, before proposing solutions. He got the job done and improved the department. He met all deadlines, even if it meant working nights and weekends. Rolf managed multiple inter-department projects interfacing smoothly with other team members. He hired and trained a bookkeeper, accountant, and controller. His work added intrinsic value to our company. Rolf is fair, trustworthy, and full of integrity – AND it was pleasant to work with him.”
–Tom C. Escher, President, Red & White Fleet
“Rolf restructured a matriarch’s wealth so she could enjoy the last years of her life in peace knowing her financial house was in order. He finished an orderly liquidation of several major assets for the family, resulting in cash payouts for all the children. Rolf managed the family’s relationships with CPAs, bankers, lawyers, health and commercial insurance agents, financial advisors, tax accountants, payroll providers, and family staff.”
–Howard Smith, Morgan Stanley
“It has been an adventure. I want to thank you for all you have done for the Museum for the last 2.5 years. You have been instrumental in moving this institution forward, and bringing a whole new level of professionalism to HR, finance, and accounting. You increased the Museum’s Charity Navigator score from 1 to almost 4 in three years by correcting a flawed accounting practice. I also appreciate your support of me and my vision for the Museum.”
-Karyn Flynn, Executive Director, Bay Area Discovery Museum
“Rolf helped a wealthy family out of financial trouble after an employee theft. The family was in danger of losing several properties to foreclosure. Rolf got their financial house in order and tracked misappropriations of money. It was a combination of forensic auditing, handling the day-to-day expenses, generating reports to evaluate options, and offering advice to get themselves out of the mess.”
– John Moreno, Office Manager, Seismic Warning Systems, Inc.
“We were fortunate to work with Rolf as he led our Finance Team on an interim basis. Rolf was excellent to work with and did an excellent job. He is a great team builder and consummate professional.”
-Greg Gatzke, President of ZAG Technical Services, Inc.
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