Denise Stone

Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer - Tracker Group

Results-driven Executive and Entrepreneur with expertise in Transformation, Financial Management & Investor Relations

Advisor Biography

Denise Stone is an accomplished Senior Finance and Operations Executive with more than 30 years of success across the financial services and consumer product industries. Leveraging extensive experience with performance metrics and financial analytics and management, she is a valuable advisor for an organization seeking guidance in business transformation and business effectiveness. Her broad areas of expertise include change management, P&L ownership, contract negotiations, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, growth strategy, and investor relations.

Throughout her executive career, Denise has held leadership positions with Tracker Group, TIAA, B2B CFO, and BearingPoint.




Experience

March 2017 - Present

Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer - Tracker Group - Tracker Group

  • Successfully pioneered the launch of a consulting firm that works with key stakeholders to identify opportunities to create groundbreaking solutions to complex business challenges
  • Working with key client stakeholders to identify opportunities to create groundbreaking solutions to complex business challenge
  • Successfully established offshore organizations in China and India

August 2010 - March 2017

Vice President of Corporate Financial Analysis & Planning - TIAA - TIAA

  • Effectively managed a team of 25 corporate finance professionals engaged in strategic planning, analytics, and solutions development, with a focus on minimizing risk while optimizing business performance
  • Championed financial initiatives to spark organizational change, empowering leadership with the ability to assess cost trends, identify opportunities to boost efficiency
  • Established an offshore team of 12 professionals in Chennai, India to lead analytics in a cost-effective manner; led the design and development of dashboards and other tools that improved productivity and enabled more accurate forecasting and digital reporting
  • Envisioned, developed, and deployed a demand assessment model providing greater transparency into business unit and functional resource demands; identified over $75M in opportunities and $25M in allocation revisions

2009 - 2010

Partner - B2B CFO - B2B CFO

  • Debuted this business and achieved penetration to build finance strategies and improve profits across a spectrum of industries including importing, professional services, consumer products, resort, marketing, retail, and light manufacturing verticals
  • Built a diverse roster of 15 clients; partnered with senior client managers to build finance strategies and improve profits; served as a strategic partner with respect to turnarounds, pricing, profitability enhancement, debt restructuring, securing capital, and divestitures

Advisor Skills

Financial Analysis

Financial Management

Performance Management

Business Transformation