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Peter Skalla

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Pete is a seasoned finance executive with a passion for entrepreneurship and technology. With over fifteen years of experience, he has started and led two companies and served in CFO, COO, and product management roles with five startups and small businesses.

Pete’s goal is to help companies rapidly advance from the pre-revenue idea stage to proven business model, and on to becoming growing double-digit million dollar revenue businesses. In addition to the classic CFO functions in finance, capital formation, and accounting, he coaches technology companies in ‘Lean Startup’ methodologies of customer and product development to help them validate, optimize, and scale their business model.

Pete is a CFA and started his career as a securities analyst. He was recognized by the Wall Street Journal in 1996 as top analyst covering the semiconductor industry, with a 121% return. He was a founding partner in a $33 million venture capital fund and during graduate school worked for Ernst & Young’s capital markets consulting practice.

Pete received a BA in Economics from BYU and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Arizona. He lives in Colorado where he enjoys running, climbing and backpacking with his wife and four children.

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Executive CFO