Carl Mills is a Partner in the Northern California office of Hardesty. Carl has over 25 years of financial and accounting experience including technology products and software.
Carl’s experience includes serving as CFO for public, private equity and venture backed companies. – As a CFO, Carl has led four M&A transactions totaling over $275 million and has raised over $125 million in equity, debt and strategic financings. His skills include fund raising, board and investor relations, strategy, sell-side M&A, governance and risk management, financial planning and analysis, improving operations, cash management, building global organizations, SEC reporting, SOX/GAAP compliance, legal affairs and litigation, negotiating strategic agreements, restructuring, compensation plans and human resources. Carl has served in a variety of accounting roles, including controller and cost accounting manager, and has implemented ERP and CRM systems. He started his career at Philips Semiconductor.
Carl earned his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees from Santa Clara University.