Larry McKeown has been a Consulting Partner for the last 16 years for over 100 clients now with Hardesty, LLC and previously with Tatum, LLC. He has more than 25 years of previous comprehensive industry experience, including over 15 years as Chief Financial Officer, directing all facets of finance, accounting, information systems, human resources and administration management in periods of economic growth or contraction, domestically and internationally.
He has led acquisition or divestment teams for numerous clients, worked extensively with Private Equity and their portfolio companies in preparation to sell or assistance with the transition after acquisition, developed financial interactive models for business planning, financing and strategic analysis, performed as the interim CFO for numerous clients and served as the permanent, but Part-Time CFO of a multi-plant national food manufacturer for over nine years.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University. In 2010, he was a finalist in LA Business Journal’s CFO of the Year award.