Carol D. Anderson is the Founder and Managing Partner of Anderson Finance Consulting, llc, a retained Outsourced CFO Services Company. As a proven executive in finance and strategy, Carol leverages almost 20 years of comprehensive Corporate Finance and Business Management experience with multi-national Fortune 100 companies, privately held businesses, and entrepreneurial ventures, to generate a marked year-over-year percent profit improvement of troubled middle-market companies, whose profits have declined, slowed, or plateaued.
Carol’s matrixed approach to problem-solving incorporates all facets of a business, both macro and micro, from market conditions and industry dynamics, to deep-dive finance and operations analyses. She focuses on strengthening the foundation of a business, establishing streamlined processes and effective systems, and maximizing revenue opportunities that lead to operational excellence, accelerated organic growth, and sustained quality earnings. She designs customized profit strategies that complement each business’ needs, as the bottomline is always top priority.
Ms. Anderson’s experience has spanned from entrepreneurial endeavors as a consultant, to multi-million dollar initiatives as a corporate employee, in companies like Starbucks, Best Buy, Teledyne, and Westfield Corporation, to name a few. Her efforts have impacted leaders in retail, media & entertainment, consumer goods, technology, and entrepreneurship, both domestically and abroad. And, as an astute business expert, communicator, and coach, she makes finance palatable for her clients to interpret and execute. Her strengths in Strategic Business & Financial Analysis, Profit Planning, Project Management, and Training, Coaching, & Development, as well as her comfort in international environments, help her create partnerships and influence decision-making at the highest levels for her clients.
Carol D. Anderson holds an MBA, Finance, from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business, and her undergraduate degree and a second masters, Master of Accounting, Corporate Finance, from the University of Southern California. Ms. Anderson resides in Los Angeles, CA, and concurrent with her professional life, is an avid adventure-traveler, sports enthusiast, and writer.