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Sal Burd




Sal Burd brings 28 years of experience in accounting, risk and treasury management, strategy development and implementation in many industries. His extensive knowledge and operating experience position him to quickly assess the needs of a business, develop a plan of action and implement required improvements. Sal’s work ethic combined with strong mentoring and hands off managerial style, allows client’s personnel to quickly capture the essence of the knowledge required to propel the organization to the next levels.

After obtaining his accounting degree from University of Illinois, Sal started his professional career in public accounting, servicing audit and tax clients of the firm in manufacturing, service, financial and real estate industries. After moving into industry, Sal filled Controller and Treasurers roles, worked as a CFO for both private and publicly held companies in heavy industrial machinery, medical device manufacturing, electronics manufacturing, high-tech engineering and electronics recycling companies. He was involved in numerous acquisitions and startups, lead public company through bankruptcy restructuring and venture funding. In his latest position as a Director of International Operations, Sal has mentored and developed employees, worked global ERP design and implementation, managed an international subsidiary, reduced corporate risk exposure and structured tax strategies for a multinational organization.

Sal is Certified Public Accountant, registered in Illinois, and a member of both American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an Illinois CPA Society. He earned his MBA in Finance, Management and Organizational Behavior from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Sal and his wife of 30 years, Elizabeth, live the in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He is an avid reader, loves sports, exercise and golf.



Founder, Jerry L. Mills, Accepts “Best Small Businesses in America” Award on Behalf of all B2B CFO Partners in New York City.

Mesa, Ariz. November 1, 2018 – B2B CFO®’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jerry L. Mills traveled to New York City in October 2018 to attend the “invite-only” Forbes Small Giants Summit and receive the official “Small Giants” Best Small Businesses in America award.

B2B CFO® is nation’s largest firm dedicated to serving privately held companies with CFO and business transition services. Earlier this year, in May 2018, the company was named as one of the 25 nationwide recipients of Forbes’ Small Giants award. This award program is managed by Forbes magazine in partnership with the Small Giants community. It recognizes 25 businesses that choose greatness over growth and demonstrate commitment to community and industry excellence. The companies that become Small Giants are all privately owned, profitable, and at least ten years old.

Founded in 1987, B2B CFO® has for three decades demonstrated steady growth, adding Partners and expanding resources and solutions that help owners of privately held companies grow and sell their businesses.

“B2B CFO® is an amazing company. The company made a profit, year after year. The company has made a consistent effort to be great,” said Bo Burlingham, author and Forbes columnist during the Small Giants Awards ceremony in New York City, held at the Forbes on Fifth Headquarters on Monday, October 29th, 2018.

“We are honored to be among America’s Best Small Companies. Receiving this award is validation of the values and the ongoing effort of each of our Partners. At B2B CFO® we are very strategic in how we grow our company, with emphasis on what it means to lead our industry and support our the local communities,” said Jerry L Mills. “There is a reason why our motto has always been: first direction, then velocity.”

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