Laresa McIntyre, CMA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Certified Management Acountant

"Laresa is hugely capable and intelligent. Her energy, drive and diligence ensure effective delivery in complex, difficult situations. I have no hesitation recommending Laresa and would seek to work with her in the future should the opportunity arise.” - Peter Golightly, Chief Information Officer, dmg world media

"Laresa is a very hard working individual and very goal oriented. She sets very high standards for herself and commits to getting things done. [Her] technical skills are high, both in accounting and in systems implementation.” - Mark Carr, Executive Vice President, Arts & Antiques dmg world media

“Laresa is an extremely competent finance and operations professional. She has worked in world wide financial and budgeting activities and has been deeply involved in M&A processes at the integration end of that process. I view Laresa as a great find and fit for a firm looking to hire a seasoned finance professional." - Allan Crystal VP Finance B2B, dmg world media

“Laresa is great to have on the team. Her drive, understanding of the business and attention to detail make her a real asset. Would love the opportunity to work with Laresa again.” - Michael Sicely, Executive VP Finance & IT, dmg world media

"I have witnessed Laresa's talents on many occasions. She is a detail-oriented, hands-on, highly accessible executive who listens to ideas and can formulate strategies to help the company achieve success. Her determination, self-confidence and excellent leadership skills combine to make Laresa a true asset as a CFO." - Michael Hochberger, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, Infinity Sales Group

"In the almost 9 years [Laresa] has served our company, she has commanded respect both for her financial skills as our Chief Financial Officer and for her sense of integrity. She is articulate and intelligent in her thoughts and has excellent communication skills. If there was a difficult task to be performed, I knew I could rely on Laresa who always went above and beyond." - Ken Rosen, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, Infinity Sales Group

My passion has always been business and as a senior finance executive/Chief Financial Officer, I have a strong track record of solid financial reporting with a focus on bottom line results. I am a leader who can guide teams to innovate, experiment, learn and adapt to create positive change. My strong business acumen has allowed me to provide guidance and support to companies in a diversity of industries including sales & marketing, manufacturing, event management, publishing, insurance and retail. In each step of my career, I have brought a heightened sense of what is needed to make a business successful, and have provided the leadership and drive necessary to make it happen. Areas of excellence include:

  • Financial reporting & analysis
  • Debt financing & covenant compliance
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Strategic planning
  • Redesigning business processes
  • Systems implementations
  • Cost savings and containment
  • Performance improvement
  • Contract negotiations
  • Team development
  • Change management
  • Organization & communication
  • Stakeholder management
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