Gary Applegate has over 25 years of experience with high growth companies, both public and private.
He has held positions in public accounting and industry such as Senior Auditor, Internal Auditor, Division and Group Controller, Business Manager and CFO. Gary has proven experience in accounting best practices, finance, treasury, budgeting, cash management, financial modeling and internal controls. He has been independently providing CFO, strategic planning, operational and organizational consulting, financial modeling and exit preparation work for small privately-held businesses in the Carolinas and Virginia since 2003. Over the years he has assisted many privately held companies to increase their profitability and value, through strategies for capital structure, raising growth capital, managing accelerated growth, employing financial and operational best practices, mergers and acquisitions and developing and executing sound exit strategies. Gary graduated from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a BS degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.