Our Leadership Team

Bridgepoint’s leadership team consists of many Big Four alums and industry experts, with deep expertise and a passion for client success. While each of these professionals bring unique experience and energy to the table, they work especially well as a team. Our firm’s number one goal is to add value to clients, and our leaders drive this core value in every area of our business.

Principals

Bob Smith Principal
Michael Johnson Managing Principal
Vince Trevino Principal
Manuel Azuara Managing Principal
Monica Gill Principal
Jeff Hiddemen Principal

Management Team

David Bizzaro  |  Director, Denver Office

David Bizzaro is a Director at Bridgepoint Consulting’s Denver office. David is a seasoned CFO with a proven track record of defining business strategy, shaping corporate culture, and delivering high-impact results for organizations seeking to improve business performance and increase enterprise value. His adaptability and experience leading teams for large multinationals, middle-market firms, and start-ups have equipped him with a toolkit of capabilities that enables him to deliver immediate return on investment. David’s experience encompasses a range of industries, including information and communications technology, energy, business process outsourcing, manufacturing, transportation, mining, professional services, and NGOs.

DBizzaro@bridgepointconsulting.com

Lucas Walters  |  Director, Financial Operations

Lucas Walters

Lucas Walters is Director of Bridgepoint’s Financial Consulting practice. He provides financial and operational leadership expertise (CFO services) to Bridgepoint clients, and has extensive experience across multiple executive-level functions, including accounting, finance, HR, IT and facility management. Prior to Bridgepoint, he served as a VP of Finance for a fast-growing Austin startup. Walters earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Concordia University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas–Austin. He is a Certified CPA in the state of Texas.

lwalters@bridgepointconsulting.com

Trent Turner  |  Director, Financial Operations

Trent Turner is Director of Bridgepoint’s Financial Consulting practice in Dallas. In this role, he provides financial and operational leadership expertise (CFO services) to Bridgepoint clients. Trent has twelve years of C-Level executive experience with over twenty-five years of financial analysis and process improvement experience, including eight years in Finance at Dell Inc. and twenty years managing direct reports. He has a proven ability to leverage internal and external resources for proper decision making. He has expertise in process improvement, system implementation, cash management, forecasting and budgeting, complex financial reporting and analysis, strategic financial planning and risk management. Recognized as a strong leader, Trent is great at building a highly motivated, results-oriented, loyal team while maintaining a positive and productive work environment.

tturner@bridgepointconsulting.com

Stephanie McNelis  |  Director, Financial Operations

Stephanie McNelis is Director of Bridgepoint’s Financial Consulting practice in Dallas. In this role, she provides financial and operational leadership expertise (CFO services) to Bridgepoint clients. Stephanie has 17 years of management experience in operations, human resources, accounting, and finance. She has accounting and finance experience in software, financial services, and broker-dealers, and specializes in acquisition integration  and due diligence.

Recent Blog Posts smcnelis@bridgepointconsulting.com

Vijay George  |  Director, Technology Consulting

Vijay George

As Director of Technology Consulting for Bridgepoint, Vijay George leads strategic efforts to support public sector organizations with a broad range of digital transformation initiatives, including IT strategy and planning, assessments, technology optimization, systems integration and cloud migration. George is a strategic and digital transformation leader with more than two decades of executive and technology leadership experience. He has led transformational initiatives designed to increase growth and efficiency for organizations in a wide variety of sectors including utilities, state and local government, IT services and manufacturing. Learn more about Vijay’s expertise and public sector experience in this press release.

vgeorge@bridgepointconsulting.com

Veronica Torres-Martinez  |  Director, Financial Operations

Veronica Torres-Martinez

Veronica Torres-Martinez is Director of Bridgepoint’s Financial Consulting practice in Houston. She provides financial and operational leadership expertise (CFO services) to Bridgepoint clients. She is also a seasoned business analyst and project management professional with experience managing systems and business process optimization projects. Prior to this role, Torres-Martinez was a Senior Consultant at Bridgepoint where she worked with clients to implement holistic technology solutions to improve their operations. Torres-Martinez earned a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.

vmartinez@bridgepointconsulting.com

Tommy Hannan  |  Director, Denver Office

Tommy Hannan

Tommy Hannan is Director of Bridgepoint Consulting’s Denver office. He has over 15 years of extensive experience in business development, leadership, networking, and coaching. In addition to graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Finance, Tommy was a 4-year letter winner and two-time team Captain for the Men’s Swim Team.  Tommy was also fortunate to represent the United States several times in international competition including the 2000 Sydney Olympics where he was part of the Gold Medal winning 4 x 100 Medley Relay Team.

thannan@bridgepointconsulting.com

Ross Goolsby  |  Director, Financial Operations

Ross Goolsby

Ross Goolsby is Director of Bridgepoint’s Financial Consulting practice in Houston. He has extensive experience in capital markets, including the venture capital and IPO process, international expansion, and merger and acquisitions with high growth companies.  He has broad experience in planning and forecasting, treasury and cash management, investor relations, internal controls, information systems, and SEC compliance and reporting. He is the former CFO of several technology companies, including Calxeda, HealthTronics and SigmaTel.

rgoolsby@bridgepointconsulting.com