CFO Partners

Don Kalkofen

Don Kalkofen is a partner in the Northern California practice of Hardesty, LLC.  As an experienced CFO, he deliver’s operational performance and business process improvements by developing and implementing innovative solutions to complex finance problems.  Don has 20+ years of progressive accounting and corporate finance expertise and business leadership experience within diverse industries, including The Big Four public accounting firms, Fortune 500, IPOs, startups, merger & acquisition integrations (M&A), and joint ventures. He has spent the last 5+ years in a financial consulting role for leading high-growth software/technology companies, overseeing all aspects of financial operations, while exceeding business objectives and company expectations. He thrives on leveraging my credibility in the industry and experience resolving operational challenges, building strategic relationships, and managing effective resources to help move companies to new levels of growth and success.

Highlights of Contributions:

  • Spearheaded cost accounting improvements with a focus on strategic solutions that brought a new perspective on the relative success of business management practices and capital expenditures.
  • Improved reporting accuracy, analyses, and efficiencies with incentives, backed by controls, talent, automation, and increased accountability.
  • Recognized for setting the stage for future growth by formulating fiscal and business decisions to boost cash flow and enhance customer service, while identifying cost and market drivers, building capital structures to fulfill business goals, and improving staff performance.

Don holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Washington State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Contact Info

  • Email: dkalkofen@hardestyllc.com

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  • LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/don-kalkofen

  • Cell: (415) 857-1332

  • Address: 315 Montgomery Street, 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104