SOURCE: Financial Leadership Group, LLC

March 17, 2008 12:00 ET

Two New Partners Join Financial Leadership Group

'Financial Leadership' Model Flourishes in Current Market

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Financial Leadership Group, LLC ( announced the addition of two partners to the consulting firm, bringing the total number of professionals to 19.

FLG's newest partners, John Finegan and Vincent A. McCord, are accomplished financial executives with considerable management and operating experience, primarily in the technology sector.

"Both John Finegan and Vince McCord have outstanding credentials, reputations and experience," said Jeffrey S. Kuhn, co-founder and managing partner of FLG. "With their addition to the team, we continue to build on FLG's position as the leading CFO consulting and advisory firm in Northern California. We are very pleased to welcome John and Vince to the firm."

"I am very excited about the opportunity to join Financial Leadership Group and its team of experienced CFOs," said Mr. McCord. "FLG's engagement opportunities at startups and mid-size companies are extremely compelling, and I look forward to contributing to the high standard of expertise that FLG provides its clients."

Mr. Finegan ( has over 30 years of financial and operational management experience for international technology companies, including expertise in venture and debt financing, IPOs, SEC compliance, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, information systems, and international issues. Most recently, Mr. Finegan was CFO of Shoretel, an IP PBX supplier. There, he led the company to a successful $85 million IPO in 2007. Prior to Shoretel, he was CFO of Actionpoint and Cornerstone Imaging. Mr. Finegan also held financial positions at Faraday Electronics, ECS Microsystems, and Beckman Coulter. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Tufts University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts.

Mr. McCord ( also brings over 30 years of experience in finance, operations, human resources and administration to the FLG team. Prior to joining FLG, Mr. McCord was Vice President, CFO and Corporate Secretary for FyreStorm, a developer of power management semiconductor devices. He also held the position of Vice President and CFO for IntruVert Networks, where he helped managed the successful merger of the company with Network Associations for $100 million. Previously, Mr. McCord held CFO positions at Cybrant, Rangestar Wireless, Conner Technology, SDL, Quicklogic, Exergy, LSI Logic, and began his career at IBM. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

About Financial Leadership Group

Founded in 2004, Financial Leadership Group ( provides financial and operational guidance to companies from funded startups to mid-size, public companies across many industries. The firm's partners, each with long CFO credentials, accept interim or permanent assignments in leadership roles that vary from consulting engagements to employed corporate officer. Averaging more than 20 years' experience each, FLG's partners bring substantial expertise, objectivity and industry best-practices leadership to key transactional requirements, including business planning and execution; financings; SEC reporting and compliance; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and troubled-company turnarounds and restructurings.

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