Gregory J. Andrews, CPA, MBA
Decagon Partners, LLC
Mr. Andrews is a financial executive with over twenty years of experiencing maximizing the value of organizations through developing strategies, improving processes, maximizing cash flows and capitalizing on core business competencies. He has a broad knowledge in retail, wholesale distribution, financial services, e-commerce, information systems and professional services.
Mr. Andrews' areas of expertise include /Business Development / Strategic Planning / Supply Chain Management / Process Improvement / Cost recovery / Human Resources / Financial Modeling and Forecasting / Franchising / Consumer Finance / Accounting / Finance /
Mr. Andrews has worked in both public and private companies and has completed several financial turnarounds.
As Regional Managing Director of a wholly owned subsidiary of a $12 billion NYSE company, he successfully turned around a regional office. He initiated several new service offerings and participated on a National Task Force in the development of new profit recovery methodologies that resulted in $500 million in savings.
As Chief Financial Officer for a subsidiary of a $900 million NYSE company, he spearheaded the integration of four Internet technology businesses and raised three rounds of venture capital funding.
As Chief Operating Officer of a closely held retail chain, he successfully completed the financial turnaround after ninety days and grew revenues and profits by 300% in under three years.
As Executive Vice President - CFO of Banner's Central Electric, he formulated the strategy to leverage its captive finance company into travel, insurance, rent to own and auto dealerships. The captive finance was later spun off and taken public as Central Finance Acceptance Corp.
Mr. Andrews earned an MBA from the Anderson School of Management, University of California - Los Angeles, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He received a BS in Accounting from Boston College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a former Manager with Arthur Andersen and is a Certified Public Accountant.