Dave Heffelfinger – Principal, Vancouver
Dave has over 30 years of experience leading finance and operations areas of both private and public companies in Canada and the USA. His keen passion is providing leadership, insight and support to assist SMEs develop solid, actionable operating plans that achieve business success and growth.
He has honed his skills within many of the Senior Finance Executive roles (CFO/Director) he has held beyond that of Finance, including many operational areas of packaged goods production management, supply chain management, distribution management, HR management, information technology and business intelligence. He has worked in many diverse sectors including global consulting, international/local consumer goods, international/local distribution and logistics, marketing, sales and retailing. A few of the companies Dave has served in senior finance/advisory roles include InbevABI, Molson Coors Canada, Pacific Western Brewing and First Key Consulting.
Dave’s expertise includes corporate strategy, business development, change management, finance systems, process re-engineering, cashflow management, financing, contract negotiations, robust reporting and accountability programs. He has led many Corporate improvement and capital projects that have reduced cost, improved service, realigned process, enhanced organizational focus and driven sustainable results. Over the years Dave is known to be a trusted advisor and collaborative executive within Senior Leadership teams and very effectively manages relationships between external stakeholders, shareholders and external parties.
Dave is a graduate of BCIT Finance Major and holds his CPA CMA designations as well a member of (FEI) Financial Executives International. He has been a proactive member on many Corporate and Organizational boards including not for profits.