Brian J. Milligan

Managing Partner providing Fractional CFO services and other executive level financial consulting services to small and middle market companies


University of Notre Dame – Accounting

Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management- MBA Finance

Professional Summary:

  • Financial and operational executive with 34 years of experience, including 21 as a CFO assisting small to medium size privately-held businesses.
  • Works closely with owners, managers and all team members in companies ranging from start-ups to aggressive growth companies to turnaround challenges
  • Common-sense management style, applying data-based analysis, corporate culture considerations, risk/reward dynamics and other criteria to find optimal outcomes.
  • Experienced in managing teams ranging from 2 to 100+, providing steadying hand and training/mentoring all levels of staff.
  • Enjoy working with collaborative management teams, assisting ownership to meet its goals and celebrating the challenges and successes along the way.
  • Highest level of integrity in all my dealings.

Core Competencies:

  • Business Strategy
  • Financial Reporting and Management
  • Construction Owner’s Representation
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Cash Flow Planning and Management
  • Bank/Legal Negotiations
  • Managing and mentoring staff
  • Acquisitions/Divestitures/Integrations
  • Risk Assessment and Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed in new situations

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