Ian serves as Managing Director at Accordion and leads the Dallas office. He specializes in helping private-equity sponsored companies drive value creation initiatives with a goal of strengthening EBITDA, enhancing revenue, reducing expenses, and/or improving working capital, ultimately driving higher valuation. His experience includes a mix of consulting and industry where he has served in senior Finance, HR, and IT roles.
Prior to joining Accordion, Ian was a Managing Director at Riveron Consulting where he helped clients improve performance through revenue enhancement, cost reduction, and working capital initiatives. He also built a technology practice focused on helping clients enhance business performance by leveraging cloud-based technologies to drive automation and improve operational efficiencies. He specializes in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Capital Management (HCM), and point solutions.
Ian has served in many roles across Finance, HR, and IT. His experience includes leading acquisition integration efforts in a highly acquisitive, private-equity backed platform company, functioning as head of Finance and HR for a hyper-growth SaaS company, and leading a team to establish centralized finance, accounting, IT, and HR functions at a multi-national company.
Ian received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and Professional Sales from Baylor University. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP). He and his family live in Dallas where he serves on the board of two non-profits.
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