Brian Fern, CFO Consultant

Brian comes to The CEOS Right Hand as an experienced Chief Financial Officer and senior finance consultant with over 25 years of professional experience in financial services.

Mr. Fern started his career in audit at Touche Ross before moving onto various financial roles, including seven years at First Boston in both finance and chief of staff roles.  Brian worked at Shearson Lehman and then spent ten years at CIBC World Markets as Senior Product Controller for Investment Banking, Real Estate Securitization and Credit Capital Markets. Brian then moved on to Palisade Capital Management located in Fort Lee, NJ (RIA -$5B AUM) where he was the Chief Financial Officer for ten years.

Prior to joining us, Brian consulted in various industries, including private equity, retail services, banking, and entertainment. His expertise is on providing great management reporting, implementing systems, identifying more efficient process opportunities, and helping management to train and evaluate their staff.

Brian received his BSBA in Accounting from Boston University, is a New Jersey CPA and a member of the AICPA and NJSCPA.

Brian has three children and lives in New Jersey.  Brian is an avid hockey player, skier, golfer, and loves to learn cooking techniques.

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