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Jeff Goltara

Jeff Goltara

Jeff is a Managing Director with over two decades of management consulting experience serving finance and operations executives across corporate lifecycles – from early stage, VC-backed to established Fortune 500 companies.

Jeff specializes in ‘Office of the CFO’ initiatives, including cash flow and working capital optimization, cost reduction, M&A synergies, and operational process improvements. His experience spans multiple sectors including consumer products, life sciences, manufacturing, media, power and utilities, professional services, technology, and telecommunications.

Before joining Accordion, Jeff served as Managing Director at Connor Group supporting emerging and rapidly growing companies on their most significant and complex accounting, operational, and technology-enabled initiatives. Prior, Jeff spent over a decade at Ernst & Young (EY) working within the transaction and working capital advisory group and serving as a regional executive accountable for driving top-line financial results, program execution, and delivery excellence. Earlier in his career, Jeff worked in business development and client serving roles at Alvarez & Marsal and REL Consultancy Group, focused on financial transformation and operational improvement initiatives.

Jeff earned an MBA from the University of Southern California (USC) and BA from the University of California, Irvine.

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try." – Beverly Sills

Something You Should Know

  • Southern Calfornia native and lifelong Los Angeles Lakers fan
  • First job was newspaper delivery (and monthly door-to-door collections)
  • Avid recreation golfer working my way through the Top 50 US golf course list


  • EY ‘Better Begins with You’ award nominee for transformational project of the year
  • Certified facilitator in Strategic Opportunity Management, Effective Client Encounters, and TRACOM Social Intelligence professional competencies
  • Featured industry and professional association speaker on sector working capital and transaction trends