Hello, I am Aaron Mills, an experienced and proven accounting executive with an MBA with over 25 years of expertise in setting and evolving strategies to manage companies through rapidly changing and fast-paced environments.
I work with established general contracting company owners to enhance profitability by providing financial transparency for decision-making, controlling expenses, and managing assets and liabilities. I provide financial oversight by ensuring financial integrity for all accounting records to you the owner, regulatory agencies, and shareholders.
You can also count on me to help build teams through coaching, mentoring, and collaboration, and thrive in ambiguous and changing environments.
• Company’s financial performance was nationally recognized for multiple awards, including Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 (2019), INC’s 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies (2016-2019), and Engineering News-Re-cord’s (ENR) Top 600 Specialty Contractors (2016-2019). Went from $30 million to $90 million in revenue.
• Tripled revenues in a 5-year span and grew EBITDA from 3% to 9% (net EBITDA increased 900%).
• Developed and executed business plans for creating a new standalone business. Grew from a conceptual startup to a $20 million enterprise in 2 years. Lowered overall market pricing while earning 10% Net Income.
• Reduced expenses by 10%, doubled profit margins, and tripled cash balance in one year.
• Increased EBITDA from 12% to 42% in four years while growing revenue by 100%.
• Analyzed new business ventures and capital investments. Company growth increased 40% in the last 3 years and maintained the same overhead headcount through efficiency improvements and improved employee output.
I have built this company with the sole mission to build a financial system that works for your general contracting business with the resilience to ride any waves that come your way. This financial system will provide you stability and agility at the same time; priming you for growth and profitability.
As your fractional CFO, my team and I will take your business’s financial wellbeing seriously. Our 20+ years of contractor business experience give us the depth to troubleshoot any challenge and leave your business stronger than ever