Mike DeFrancesco focuses on critical financial reporting and operational analysis as well as M&A strategy. He has over 30 years of experience with a focus on venture capital and private equity-backed software companies, including several previous roles as Chief Financial Officer.
Mike began his career in Big Four public accounting and has also held executive-level financial and strategic management positions for a $2 billion international publicly-owned company. For the past fifteen years, he has focused on helping scale and complete exits as Chief Financial Officer for private equity/venture capital-backed software companies (primarily SaaS-based). Most recently he was Chief Financial Officer for PeopleClick, a private equity-backed software company focused on delivering human capital management SaaS solutions to global enterprises. In his six years at PeopleClick, Mike played a significant role in helping them achieve annual revenue growth and consistent profitability as well as completing the negotiation and sale of PeopleClick for $100 million.
Mike is a CPA and has earned a BS in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University.