September 23, 2016
PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – September 23, 2016) – FLG Partners today announced the election of Jeff Van Zanten as a partner in the firm, bringing the number of partners to 27.
“We are very pleased that Jeff has joined the firm,” said Jeffrey Kuhn, Managing Partner of FLG. “Jeff’s extensive operational experience in SaaS, Software, Professional Services and Financial Services broadens FLG’s reach into all of these sectors, and further cements our position as the leading CEO/COO/CFO consulting, operating and Board advisory firm in Silicon Valley and the Western United States.”
“I am honored to join FLG as the quality and experience of their Partners, combined with the flexibility of offerings to their clients, has created the preeminent financial and operational consulting firm in Northern California. Prior to joining FLG, I spent significant time with each Partner and was impressed by the quality of the team, their breadth of knowledge and their passion for client success. I feel fortunate to join such an impressive group of senior financial executives. During my thirty-year career I have often searched for a top tier consulting firm staffed by dedicated, intelligent and experienced CFOs and am grateful to have found such a team in FLG,” Mr. Van Zanten added.
Mr. Van Zanten, a veteran of several hypergrowth companies was the Chief Financial Officer and led the Finance, Legal, Human Resources, IT, M&A, Facilities and Administration teams at Apttus (SaaS), Coverity (a SaaS company sold to Synopsys), Symphony Services (a professional services company sold to Harman International), Purple Moon Software (a media and gaming company sold to Mattel) and served as a Partner and the CFO of Symphony Technology Group (a private equity firm). Jeff also held senior financial leadership roles at Advent Software (a NASDAQ listed company subsequently acquired by SS&C), Scient Corp. (a NASDAQ listed company acquired by SBI and Company) and Wells Fargo Investment Advisors (acquired by Barclays Global Investors).
Mr. Van Zanten holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California, and is a CPA in California (Inactive).
About FLG Partners, LLC
Founded in 2004, FLG Partners is the leading CEO/COO/CFO consulting, operations and board advisory firm in Silicon Valley and the Western United States. FLG provides financial and operational leadership to companies ranging from newly funded startups to multi-billion dollar public companies across all technology and life science sectors. The firm’s partners engage clients in interim or permanent assignments in leadership roles that vary from consulting engagements to employed corporate officer. Averaging more than 20 years’ experience at the CEO/COO/CFO level, each of FLG’s partners bring substantial expertise, objectivity and industry best-practices leadership to key transactional requirements, including business planning and execution; financings; SEC reporting and compliance; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and troubled-company turnarounds and restructurings.