Ron works closely with the leadership teams at Mainsail’s portfolio companies to drive value creation by helping guide strategic and financial planning and operational efficiency improvements. As CFO, Ron also leads the finance and compliance functions for Mainsail Partners. Prior to joining Mainsail, Ron was the CFO of BrightRoll from 2011 through its sale to Yahoo in December 2014 for $640mm. Ron managed all aspects of finance and administration including accounting, budgeting, strategic and business analytics, investor relations, legal and real estate for the leading global online video advertising platform. Prior to BrightRoll, Ron worked at Yahoo from 2004 – 2011 in senior finance positions in the treasury and corporate finance department. As Treasurer of Yahoo, Ron managed global treasury operations, investment management, risk management, capital structure and capital market activities. Ron was also a senior member of Yahoo’s corporate finance group, where he was the finance lead for a number of acquisitions, investments and joint ventures. Before joining Yahoo, Ron spent 12 years in investment banking working at Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and Bank of America on buyside and sellside M&A and capital raising transactions including IPOs, follow-on offerings, private placements, investment grade and high yield debt offerings and equity-linked financings. Ron has a BA with honors from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Dartmouth College, where he was a Tuck Scholar.
|Apr 4, 2011||TechCrunch - BrightRoll Snags Former Yahoo Treasurer And VP Of Finance As Its New CFO|