He specializes in performing C-level financial management, performance improvement initiatives, and acquisition integration for private equity-owned companies. His primary areas of concentration are financial and performance improvement in consumer products, retail, wholesale, information services, SaaS, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics.
With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Moran has deep experience in mergers/acquisitions/divestitures, business integrations, business operations, growth strategies, margins and working capital improvements, systems implementations, and scaling infrastructure, and management teams.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Moran was the CFO of International Vitamin Corporation, a Chinese PE backed company that was the largest U.S. private label manufacturer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, and protein powders. He led two major acquisitions and subsequent ERP implementations, negotiated three credit facilities, improved the FP&A processes, implemented KPI’s across the business, and tripled EBITDA margins.
Mr. Moran served as Chief Financial Officer of DTT, a PE backed SaaS and technology company, serving the QSR industry where he led a major relocation of the company’s operations to provide scale for revenue growth and reorganized all financial planning and reporting.
Previously, Mr. Moran was the Chief Financial Officer of Brighton Collectibles, a leading retailer and wholesaler of high quality women’s handbags and jewelry, where he led a major clean-up of monthly financial closings and reporting and drove margin improvements and working capital reduction projects throughout the global supply chain to improve cash flow.
Prior to joining Brighton, Mr. Moran was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Nellson Nutraceutical, a PE backed nutraceutical manufacturer. In this role Mr. Moran led multiple acquisitions and integrations, created KPI’s for management and investors, managed the sale of the business between two PE firms, raised public debt, managed six manufacturing plants, and the overall supply chain, while revenue grew 38% and Ebitda grew 45% annually.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Moran held executive operations and financial positions at Dreyer’s/Edy’s Grand Ice Cream, Thrifty Drugs and Nestle in Los Angeles.
Mr. Moran began his career as a Senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen and became a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.
Mr. Moran earned a Master of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in strategic management and marketing, and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota.