Blackwell Hollinger and Company LLC are seasoned executives turned management consultants focused on strategic CFO and value creation consulting services. We service small to mid-cap firms seeking ways to create and maintain a value creation culture. While many clients tend to be financially or operationally distressed, we service many companies who do not have these crisis management issues. Instead they are focused on growth but need strategic financial insights and expertise to overcome specific hurdles.

John Liz

John has 10+ years experience working with various fortune 100 companies. He has been part of a number of global companies with a great deal of experience in wealth management, prime brokerage and assurance within the banking and capital market space. 

John has considerable experience in financial analysis/reporting, leading firmwide strategic initiatives, budgeting, forecasting, financial statement analysis, month-end close and asset liquidation. He began his career as an auditor in the banking and capital markets group at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Additional career highlights include experience with Bank Of America/Merrill Lynch as the Southwest Wealth Management New Advisor Market Leader.
 
John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from State University of New York at New Paltz.

Christopher Hollinger
Christopher has 20+ years working with various companies as well as private equity and venture capital backed companies.  He has been part of a number of global and domestic companies with a great deal of restructuring experience and CFO management experiences in large divisions at Merrill Lynch and Bank of America.  Christopher has extensive experience in financial analysis/reporting, expense management, budgeting, forecasting, client profitability, and competitor analysis.  He began has career as an Associate National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.  Additional career highlights include experience with Ernst & Young's Restructuring and Reorganization Group.
 
Christopher holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Alabama and a MBA from Vanderbilt University.  He is a member of the Board of Visitors - College of Commerce at the University of Alabama.

Lee Blackwell 
Lee has 30+ years working with various large companies as well as private equity and venture capital backed companies.  He has held various management positions from Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer to Chief Operating Officer.  Some career highlights include The New York Times Company, State Farm Insurance, Kemper Group and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.  His career has been a consistent change agent with being part of the turnaround management of underperforming divisions/business units, to upgrading processes, enhancing management reporting, upgrading technology, implementing cost containment measures, to changing strategic direction.  Lee’s experiences include global companies as well as well as domestic companies with a presence in every state in the lower forty-eight states. 

Lee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Illinois State University and a MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.  Lee is a certified public accountant.

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