“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” Andrew Carnegie
With over 25 years of financial and executive experience, including eight years of Big Five accounting experience, Gene Godick’s knowledge and expertise covers all verticals of business finance. Gene led the Verticalnet IPO, where he helped the company raise $64 million in equity. During his tenure there, he raised over $300 million and completed over 25 M&A transactions. After the internet bubble crashed, Gene led the restructuring of Verticalnet, ultimately transforming it into a leading spend management software company.
From 2006 until 2012, Gene served as CEO and founder of nursing uniform online retailer and cataloger, Tafford Uniforms. He sold the assets to a PE-backed strategic buyer in 2012.
Most recently, Gene founded G-Squared Partners, LLC. G-Squared Partners is currently providing part-time CFO services, financial and operational consulting to many of the leading venture-backed and technology companies in the NYC to DC corridor. Gene received a BS from Villanova University and is a certified public accountant and certified management accountant.
Jon has 25 years of financial and executive experience. He has held various roles in both publicly traded and privately held companies in several industries, including software, e-commerce, manufacturing and distribution. Throughout his career, he has participated in dozens of M&A transactions on the buy and sell side.
Jon has been the VP, Chief Accounting and Principal Financial Officer for two publicly traded companies and has consulted with various companies in the Philadelphia market, including Cummins Power Systems and Constar International. This combined experience makes Jon uniquely able to provide a wide range of services, including assisting companies in obtaining bank financing, aiding management with strategic initiatives and planning, providing detailed financial modeling and multi-year forecasts for internal or external purposes, and creating monthly management reporting and analysis tools.
Jon received a BS in Management/Accounting from Hartwick College and an MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from LaSalle University. Jon is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
In his free time, Jon enjoys golfing, cooking and spending time with his family.
Steve has more than 35 years of corporate finance experience, including investment banking, venture capital, private equity, capital raising, and mergers and acquisitions. He
With over 25 years of experience in public accounting and private industry, Keith has worked primarily in manufacturing for companies ranging in size from $20 million to $1 billion. He has extensive experience in financial statement preparation and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and cash flow forecasting.
Keith has been involved in multiple ERP implementations as well as numerous M&A projects and has held the top financial role at his last three positions, the two most recent as CFO and VP of Finance. His proven track record of streamlining financial operations that drive growth and create efficiencies in order to meet time-sensitive deadlines defines him, making him a valued member of the G-Squared team.
His BA is in Economics/Accounting from Ursinus College and his MBA, with a concentration in Finance, is from Saint Joseph’s University. Keith is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Gordon Gorilla provides operational consulting and HR support to our G-Squared team. His primary job is to keep us all happy, productive, and well stocked with lucky bamboo and make sure we never take ourselves too seriously. On a daily basis, Gordon can be found greeting office guests and starring in photoshoots for the G-Squared Instagram profile.
A proud alum of Pittsburg State University (in Kansas), Gordon earned a degree in Primate Human Relations and developed a lasting friendship with the school's mascot, Gus the Gorilla. During his tenure at Pittsburg State, he was the starting offensive lineman on the football team. Go PSU! Moving from the rainforest to Kansas was a shock for Gordon. After all there’s no place like home. However, he soon learned to love the snow and decided to set down roots in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
In his free time, Gordon likes to learn sign language and enjoy all the delicious food an opposable-thumb primate can consume. Known in the office as a “foodie," he enjoys exploring local parks to search for bamboo for his all-natural, vegetarian dinners. Gordon is a passionate supporter of the World Wildlife Fund and does his part to support endangered species conservation.
Eileen began her career with KPMG as an auditor and then in private industry. After taking a break from her career, she returned to the workforce as Director of Finance and Administration at a startup where she played an integral part in helping the company grow to a $13-million private enterprise. It was there that she met the leadership from G-Squared who were the trusted advisors for that company. The G-Squared model, and her interaction with the team, led her to join this dynamic organization.
Eileen’s experience in working with a growing company in both a finance and administrative role makes her uniquely qualified to help build the G-Squared accounting team as their Human Capital Manager. She works to ensure the staff develops and advances throughout their career with G-Squared.
Outside the office, Eileen enjoys spending time with her family, and she enjoys reading, travel, and most important, she is a diehard Philadelphia sports fan!
Rob joined G-Squared Partners with over 20 years accounting and reporting experience. He spent the beginning stage of his career in public accounting, including time with Ernst & Young. His career includes roles within companies ranging in size from small to medium size entities to multi-national enterprises of private-equity, venture capital and public ownership.
His roles include Director of S.E.C. Reporting for IXnet and Global Crossing. Following that, he was the Director of Financial Reporting for Urban Outfitters, which included internal and external reporting responsibilities as well as accounting oversight for the company’s brick and mortar stores. He has also been Controller of StarCite, Inc. and Cornerstone Records Management.
During his time at Cornerstone, a private-equity portfolio company, he merged multiple accounting teams into one corporate team, assisted with system implementation, developed accounting policy and procedures, and improved the close process. He was part of a management team that completed over fourteen acquisitions and successfully sold the company to the industry leader.
Rob graduated from Pace University’s combined BBA/MBA program in public accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Theresa joined G-Squared Partners with over 20 years accounting experience. Her background includes public accounting, working with start-up companies at a business development company, and non-profit accounting. She has a strong background in preparation of internal and external financial statements, including an operational analysis to accompany those financial statements. Theresa has the ability to identify, document and establish internal controls throughout an organization, especially as they pertain to the financial aspects.
Her extensive background in auditing policies and procedures from both the auditor and client perspectives, attention to detail and day-to-day general accounting experience, make her an asset to her clients. Her proven ability to successfully analyze an organization’s deficiencies in their accounting and IT systems and identify cost-effective solutions to those deficiencies are highly regarded by past and present clients.
Theresa is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Accounting. Outside her career, Theresa spends her time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys golfing and traveling.
Jim joined G-Squared as an Associate and has been a key member of the team. Taking on such responsibilities as closing his clients’ books and managing their day-to-day finances, Jim provides valuable service and guidance to his clients.
Jim is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University where he earned a BS in accounting. During his time at Penn State, Jim became interested in entrepreneurship and completed a two-piece sequence in the subject. Following graduation, he worked as an Accounting Research Assistant for Northwestern University. Jim’s experience and passion for entrepreneurship has proven invaluable to countless clients.
Always embracing a challenge and pushing himself, Jim spends much of his spare time training in powerlifting. He has already competed in two powerlifting meets.
Bob is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, where he received a BA in history. He obtained his MBA from La Salle University. Before joining the G-Squared team in 2015, Bob spent six years serving the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an Income Maintenance Caseworker and Casework Supervisor.
As a member of the G-Squared team, Bob enjoys the diversity of what he does. Being able to experience and learn something new every day is what makes him excited to come to work. He enjoys the variety of services he is able to provide to the many clients for whom he works.
Outside work, Bob is a 76ers season ticket holder and a fan of all Philadelphia sports. He enjoys visiting historical sights, cooking, and is a craft beer enthusiast.
Daniel joined the G-Squared team as an associate in September 2015. Services provided by Daniel cover a broad range of bookkeeping duties, including processing monthly closes, assisting with accurate reporting of financial information, and entering and accounting for everyday bookkeeping functions, such as invoicing customers, processing bills and handling collections. He has also spent a great deal of time working client-side, overseeing day-to-day transactions and interfacing with clients and their customers.
Daniel graduated with BS in Public Accounting from Washington and Lee University.
Stephanie joined G-Squared in 2018 after graduating from West Chester University with a BS in Accounting. She joined G-Squared because she was looking for a company that would give her the opportunity to grow within a growing organization.
At West Chester, Stephanie was an active member of Phi Mu Fraternity, serving on the executive board and spending many hours fundraising and volunteering. In her free time, she stays active with regular visits to the gym and spending time with her friends, her family and her dogs.
Brian started at Old Dominion University as an accounting major and by graduation, he had added finance as a second major. His interest in both accounting and finance, along with the excitement of working for a growing company and a variety of clients, brought him to the G-Squared team. His combined interest in numbers and business strategy have made him a great asset to his clients and the team.
Outside the office, Brian enjoys surfing and snowboarding and loves learning about wine. (When you meet him, ask him about his work in a vineyard!)
Stephanie joined G-Squared after graduating from Temple University because she wanted to broaden her understanding in accounting and finance beyond the five years of Accounts Receivable experience she had. Today, she assists with day-to-day tasks and monthly closes. She enjoys working with her team members to help accomplish goals that allow the clients to succeed. She’s learned a lot in a short amount of time and is excited to continue growing alongside G-Squared and its clients.
In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys being with her family, seeing movies, and being outdoors as much as possible, especially in the summer.
Ryan joined G-Squared in 2016 after graduating from Bloomsburg University with a BS in Accounting.
While at school, Ryan participated in intramural basketball and flag football and was a founding member and captain of the club wrestling team. In his free time, he enjoys watching/playing sports, exploring the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Alex joined G-Squared as an Associate after graduating from Lock Haven University with a BS in Accounting and Business Administration. At Lock Haven, he was President of the CPA prep club and a member of the accounting and business student advisory board, which helped him strengthen his leadership skills. Alex joined G-Squared eager to work with young companies as they grew.
When not crunching the numbers, Alex enjoys watching his favorite sport teams, spending time with friends and family, and working out.
Tina brings over 18 years of experience to the G-Squared team. Her career began in public accounting at Price Waterhouse. Following that, she served as the Controller of consumer life sciences company TargetRx. She joined TargetRx when it was an early-stage company and was a key member of the finance team through the company’s growth and eventual sale to ImpactRx. That experience led her to a position as the Head of Finance and Administration for Philadelphia medical technology company RightCare Solutions, Inc.
In her role with RightCare Solutions, Tina was part of the management team that oversaw the sale of the company to naviHealth Inc., a Cardinal Health company. She managed the transition of the company, through the sale, before joining the G-Squared team.
Tina earned her BS in Accounting from Kutztown University.
Dexter joined G-Squared shortly after graduating from Bloomsburg University with a BSBA in Accounting. He was impressed by the work environment and values that G-Squared already had in place. As an aspiring business owner, he felt there was no better place to learn the true commitment necessary to run a successful start-up.
Dexter handles a broad range of daily services for clients, including accounting for everyday bookkeeping functions, completing monthly closes, and assisting with accurate reporting of financial statements.
Having been a former captain for his college football team, Dexter understands the level of communication and cooperation required among his fellow associates and himself. He brings a determined, optimistic approach to all his assignments. Dexter realizes that you’re only as strong as your weakest link; therefore, every piece is an important piece to the final puzzle.
Outside the office, Dexter enjoys spending time with his family and staying active.
Ashley joined the G-Squared team in 2020 after graduating from Pennsylvania State (Go State!) university with a BS in Accounting and Financial Services. Following graduation, she started classes for a MBA in Accounting and will be taking the CPA exam post culmination in May 2022. Ashley was excited to join the G-Squared team because of its tight knit community, the ability to grow withing the company and learn the ins and outs of accounting that she has enjoyed immensely so far.
Outside of the office, Ashley loves to go on walks with her dog River, spend time at the lake with friends and family and relax at local breweries with her boyfriend and friends on summer weekends.
Alvin joined the G-Squared team shortly after earning his BA in Accounting from Arcadia University. He joined our team because he was intrigued by the culture of the company and felt that he could expand his accounting knowledge and obtain valuable exposure to the business and finance world through his work. Always having had an interest in numbers, Alvin enjoys the everyday challenges that come with accounting and takes pride in being able to correctly complete detailed assignments.
In his time outside work, Alvin enjoys working out and competing in martial arts.
Devin graduated from East Stroudsburg University and obtained his BS in Business Management. Prior to joining G-Squared, he worked for various Fortune 500 companies in the accounts payable and treasury fields.
Devin joined G-Squared because of the opportunity to grow and excel and his desire to embrace new challenges and broaden his understanding of accounting. He is continuously learning new skills and is actively engaged in projects with his fellow teammates. Devin aims to provide immaculate results to the clients he serves.
Outside G-Squared, Devin is an accomplished pianist and singer. He performs at various venues in the Lehigh Valley and in his hometown, New York City.
Tamara went to LaSalle University and majored in Accounting. She has experience as an office manager and has specialized in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable for over 16 years.
Over the years, Tamara has worked with a variety of accounting and bookkeeping software. She was brought on the G-Squared team as an Accounts Payable Specialist and when she’s not at the office, she’s focused on yoga, the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, and spending time with her husband.
Karlene possesses over 20 years of executive administrative assistant experience and has worked within a variety of industries. She is highly detail-oriented and expert when it comes to supporting busy teams of professionals. She successfully completed courses in business management and computers at Montgomery County Community College.
When not in the office, Karlene enjoys Purre Barre, playing with her dog (Lily), traveling and spending time with her son. She is passionate when it comes to cooking and gardening and hasn’t missed the Philadelphia Flower Show in 20 years.
Colleen came to G-Squared seeking an opportunity for her own professional growth. After coordinating for a health coaching team at a healthcare company, she was seeking something new. With a love of scheduling and a knack for organization, the position of operations manager felt like a logical fit.
Prior to joining G-Squared, Colleen filled the role of treasurer on the theatre department’s executive board at West Chester University. It was during her two years there that she developed her habit of dutifully ensuring deliverables are on time and on budget.
In her free time, Colleen enjoys participating in and seeing theatre shows, discovering new board games, and spending time with family and friends.
G-Squared Partners offers unique career opportunities for finance and accounting professionals who are looking to work closely with entrepreneurs. Our relaxed yet professional office setting is the perfect training ground for both recent graduates, as well as seasoned business professionals. If G-Squared sounds like the right place for you, visit our careers page to learn more.
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