Bridgepoint Consulting Adds New CFO Consultant, Michael Gish

 November 7, 2014 (Austin, TX) – Bridgepoint Consulting, a professional services firm that provides finance, IT and management consulting services, has named Michael Gish as CFO Consultant for its Austin, Texas office. As CFO Consultant, Gish will provide financial and operational expertise to early stage software and technology companies as well as organizations that are in the midst of business realignment or restructuring.

Gish is an experienced entrepreneur and management consultant with extensive experience driving financial and operational improvements for companies from $1mm to $400mm in annual sales through all phases of the corporate life cycle. He has broad industry experience — including manufacturing, industrial, service, technology, and retail industries. Additionally, he has in-depth expertise in valuation and forensic accounting.

“I look forward to leveraging my experiences in fields of business valuation and analytics to drive performance for Bridgepoint clients,” said Gish. “I have a passion for helping organizations achieve measured success through improvements to cash flow and operational efficiencies.”

Prior to his role at Bridgepoint, Gish held financial leadership positions at multiple companies, including Texas Financial Forensics and Deloitte. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

“Michael is a great addition to the Bridgepoint executive consulting team,” said Bill Patterson, Principal at Bridgepoint Consulting. “He brings an excellent blend of expertise that will be a tremendous asset to our early stage and business turnaround clients.”

About Bridgepoint Consulting

Bridgepoint Consulting is a leading Texas-based professional services firm that provides strategic services and highly qualified professionals to solve complex financial, management and technology challenges.  Since 1999, we’ve been helping executives and management teams reduce their business and operational risks, bridge resource gaps and improve overall performance. Whether an organization needs interim expertise to improve infrastructure and processes, or strategic management of a major transition or transaction, Bridgepoint’s team of 100+ qualified professionals can help. The firm has offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston.