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Consulting CFOs Edward Spies & John Valentine Join AAFCPAs’ Growing Managed Accounting Solutions Practice

Boston, MA (May 11th, 2021) – AAFCPAs, a best-in-class CPA and consulting firm known for assurance, tax, accounting, wealth management, valuation, business process, and IT advisory solutions, today announced the addition of Consulting CFOs Edward Spies and John Valentine. Ed and John join AAFCPAs’ growing Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) Practice, which provides high-quality, cost-effective, cloud-based outsourced accounting, advisory, and CFO solutions.

Ed is a veteran CFO and a senior member of the Practice’s multi-functional team providing outsourced CFO oversight and strategic planning. He has 25 years of experience providing leadership to companies in various stages and working with multi-national businesses raising millions of dollars in both debt and equity capital transactions. Learn more about Ed Spies.>>

John is an accomplished financial leader and value creator with 35 years of experience aligning strategy with operational planning and leveraging people, processes, and technology to deliver improved EBITDA to ownership. He has strong Financial, Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Expertise. His diverse experience includes advising both public and private companies, including Private Equity/Venture Capital backed start-ups, as well as mature and turnaround organizations.

“Ed and John are seasoned CFOs, both offering AAFCPAs’ clients an exceptional combination of technical competence and creative, strategic thinking,” said Janice O’Reilly, CPA, CGMA, leader of AAFCPAs’ MAS Practice. “They are powerhouse additions, supporting the high-level needs of our growing technology, life sciences, manufacturing, and retail client base.”

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Edward Spies
Ed is a veteran CFO and a senior member of AAFCPAs' Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) practice. He has extensive experience providing leadership, strategic vision, and sound operational support to varying staged growth companies, including those in the technology, manufacturing, consumer services, and software markets. He advises management in a variety of ownership structures including venture capital, private equity, and family-owned businesses, as well as those with multi-national operations and multiple entity consolidations. Ed’s experience includes financial reporting and modeling, mergers and acquisitions, treasury, enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations, process improvement, and strategic planning and execution. He has extensive experience raising millions of dollars in both debt and equity capital transactions for early stage and growth companies, while working with both Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) firms.