6025 Cliff Dr
Alexandria, VA 22315
CFO4VETS is a fractional CFO consulting firm specializing in veteran-owned businesses. CFO4VETS offers a wealth of on-demand business finance wisdom and experience at a fraction of the cost of a full-time CFO. Many small business owners endure long hours grappling with financial reports and transactions to fill the finance skill void. The mission of CFO4VETS is to empower small business owners to expand revenue, profits, and value while liberating their time to focus on sales, strategy, and running the business. Lastly, CFO4VETS is both a coach and trusted advisor to the business owner or CEO.
Fractional CFO Services
My ideal client is a small business that is undergoing rapid growth and would benefit from an experienced CFO’s financial and operational expertise on a part-time basis. Generally, a growing business with revenues between $1M and $25M. Additionally, small businesses needing a financial facelift prior to raising capital, an investment, expansion, or being purchased.
Owner and Principal
Scott is a highly experienced senior finance professional with 21 years as the CFO of five small to medium-sized businesses. The five firms included an advertising agency, a fully integrated healthcare PR agency, a speaker’s bureau, and two PR/government relations firms. Scott helped a private equity-owned business make a rapid exit 30 days after being acquired by a firm trading on the London Stock Exchange. Beyond the private equity-owned business, Scott has a diverse background, including substantial operational experience. He has worked for seven privately owned and publicly traded companies, including American Airlines and IBM, at the start of his business career.
In 2020, Scott Chesson founded CFO4VETS, a fractional CFO consulting firm specializing in veteran-owned businesses. CFO4VETS offers a wealth of on-demand business finance wisdom and experience at a fraction of the cost of a full-time CFO. He specializes in empowering small businesses from $1M to $25M in revenues to expand revenue, profits, and value. Scott is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).
At the beginning of his career, Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Math from the Naval Academy in 1984. After serving in the Navy for six years as a Surface Warfare Officer, Scott graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Master’s degree. Scott previously completed a BSBA from Chapman University while still on active duty.