Preparing for Change Panelist Biographies

 

Chris Denver

Chris Denver,

VP Enterprise Solutions at Robert Half

Chris Denver is a former CFO, Controller and Chief Audit Executive with experience in business transformation, SEC reporting and technical accounting.   In his present role as VP Client Solutions for Robert Half and for Protiviti, Chris is engaging with a number of clients in the Revenue Recognition space, providing strategic consulting services, technical accounting expertise and staff augmentation to ensure his clients meet their compliance objectives under ASC Topic 606.

Chris has deep experience helping clients comply with new technical accounting standards, including: stock option accounting, lease accounting, insurance contracts, and bank loan portfolio.  Chris has worked with clients across industries, including: energy, technology, banking, insurance, consumer products, communications, manufacturing, real estate, private equity/venture capital, and non-profit.

Chris holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  Chris is a Certified Public Accountant.  Presently Senior VP of the Chicago Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Chris also sits on the Membership Committee of the Chicago Chapter of the Financial Executives Institute (FEI) and is a long time adult volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America.

 

Craig Bradley

Craig Bradley,

Principal at Much Shelist, P.C.

Craig C. Bradley is one of Chicago’s leading attorneys for emerging companies. He represents a broad array of businesses, entrepreneurs and investors in venture capital, seed-stage, private equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate organizational and governance matters, securities law, license agreements, partnering and other arrangements for the sharing of technology and industrial know-how, intellectual property protection and key employee compensation agreements and plans. Craig has a special focus on serving as primary outside counsel for emerging software, life sciences, Internet, communications and other technology companies.Craig likes to get involved with founders of new entities on the ground floor and help them build a state-of-the-art legal foundation. This puts them in the best position for friends & family, seed-stage and venture capital fundraising. Craig also provides general corporate counsel that assists businesses in addressing day-to-day organizational and governance issues and to achieve near- and long-term strategic objectives.

Seth Pomeroy

Seth Pomeroy,

Partner at NDH, Accounting Tech and CFO Solutions

Seth is the Partner-in-Charge of CFO and Accounting Technology services. His responsibilities include developing expertise and content in these practice areas, and actively managing technology implementations and CFO engagements. His prior professional experience in capital markets helps guide his real-time approach to decision-making and system analytics.

 

Rich Zenner

Rich Zenner,

OSG Global

Rich is the leader of the Business Advisory practice. A Leading producer providing Finance and Accounting Project Staffing in the CFO services area , SEC reporting, US GAAP & IFRS technical advisory expertise, Rich has extensive experience in providing clients consultations in technical accounting, SEC regulatory compliance matters, M&A , Business Intelligence and Financial reporting with a focus on SAAS and Cloud Based Applications , IPO readiness and audit readiness. Rich has provided solutions for a client base representing a broad range of industry sectors including software/technology, insurance, Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical’s, energy & utilities and industrials.Rich has been frequently quoted in various industry periodicals for his expertise in providing Finance and Accounting Resources that include, Business Intelligence, technical accounting, IFRS and SEC reporting talent and Services has served as a guest lecturer on a wide range of Consulting Sales, Recruiting related topics.