Larry Lenzen

Partner

“I’ve been I can do it for yours.”

Larry Lenzen

CFO Partner, Southwest

“I’ve been I can do it for yours.”

Industries

Manufacturing, Distribution, Construction, BPO, B2B Services, Spirits, Retail Financial Services, SaaS

Private Equity Experience

13 years, including 11 as Interim CFO

Work Experience

CFO Partner, Southwest, Outliers LLC 2020 – Dallas, TX

Formed the firm to provide interim CFO services to PE firms and their portfolio companies. Over 20 portfolio companies served, including 11 as Interim CFO.

Highlighted engagements include:

  • As Interim CFO of a PE sponsored $400M Durable Medical Equipment Provider, managed through two corporate restructurings, three CEOs and crippling liquidity crisis. Initiated and successfully implemented a plan to improve working capital by over $20M.
  • As Interim President and CFO of a $25M energy manufacturing services firm, led the transition from the founder/owner to a new management team.
  • As Interim CFO, managed an $80M distribution company through a success Chapter 11 bankruptcy and 363 asset sale.
  • As Interim Controller, led a $500M PE sponsored company through the annual audit, including implementation of ASC 606 Revenue Recognition.
  • As Interim CFO, sourced potential acquisitions and ran the buy-side process for a new Family Office.

CFO, Southwest Spirits & Wine, LLC
2018 – 2019 Dallas, TX

Vice President of Acquisitions & Audit, ACE Cash Express
2003 – 2008 Dallas, TX

Completed 70 strategic acquisitions and completed the initial and three successive successful SOX engagements.

CFO, Redmoon Broadband, Inc.
2002 – 2003 Frisco, TX

Startup formed to provide residential broadband and municipal mesh networks.  Raised over $2M in capital.

CFO, Mosaic Relevance Marketing, Inc.
1998 – 2002 Dallas, TX

Led the development of a shared services organization for five autonomous business units for a $200M public company.

VP Finance, CMPA, Inc. 1995 – 1998
1995 – 1998 Grapevine, TX

CFO, Motion Graphics, Inc.
1992 – 1995 Dallas, TX

Director of Operational Audit, ClubCorp, Inc.
1989 -1992 Dallas, TX

Audit Supervising Senior, KPMG
1985 – 1989, Dallas, TX

Education

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
TOULOUS GRADUATE SCHOOL
Master of Business Administration, Finance
1995 Denton, TX

Earned degree while working full-time and starting a family.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
1985, College Station, TX

Accreditation & Achievements

Certified Public Accountant (active)
Texas, 1987

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“Not all businesses are ready for a full-time CFO, but without that expertise, they may never get there. That’s why we created Outliers.”

– Dan Stankey, Founder & CEO, Outliers, LLC