Meet the Staff Monday: John Drake

Oct 27, 2014

Hardesty John DrakeIt’s “Meet the Staff” Monday!
John Drake is a CFO Partner in the Orange County practice of Hardesty, LLC and is a proven financial executive in private, early stage to middle market companies. Currently, he has a full plate working with several clients in a part-time capacity including Mesa Tech International, Prepared Meal Holdings and Clear Coverage Technology. His work has crossed various sectors including wholesale distribution, consumer finance and software development ranging in revenue size from start-up to nearly $1 billion.
John is married with three daughters. All three girls attended Mariners Christian School in Orange County, where John served on the Board, and held the role as Chairman. During his tenure on the Board, enrollment at the school increased from 100 to 500 students.  He led the efforts to raise over $4 million, acquiring a five acre site and re-purposing a light manufacturing structure into a school building. Not bad for a for-profit financial guy!
Outside of work, John and his wife enjoy outdoor activities including road biking, hiking, snow skiing and golf. John also enjoys fly fishing and has travelled to various locations in the western US in pursuit of “the big one.”
Learn more about John’s experience across all aspects of finance and operating here.