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Notable Accomplishments

  • Grew cash reserves from $2.5M to $16.3M

  • Increased interest income by 134%

  • Reduced A/R Days Sales Outstanding by 20%

  • Designed & Managed Full-Cycle Development of $5M ERP System & Reduced Annual Data Processing Expense by 76%

  • Reduced Lender Charges by 31%


  • Masters of Accountancy, University of Alabama
  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, University of Alabama
  • Finance Committee Chair, SelecTransportation Relief Fund 501(c)(3)

John Ellsworth is a strategic thinking finance executive with success in positioning enterprises for scalable, sustainable growth & establishing economic resilience within competitive & volatile markets.

Financial Leadership | Risk Management | Cash Flow Management
M&A / Integration | Financial Strategy & Implementation

About John Ellsworth

In his progressive financial career, John Ellsworth has established high-performing teams, positioned enterprises for scalable and sustainable growth, improved cash flow, restructured operations, diversified business, and guaranteed economic resilience within competitive and volatile regulatory markets. 

A pivotal strategic thinker, John has strong orientations in finance efficiency and business insight. He has helped multiple companies develop superior financial strategies to optimize operations, overcome competition, and maximize profitability.

Among his successes includes successfully implementing a full treasury management banking structure and automating the integration and processing of daily transactions into the company’s ERP system reducing time from days to minutes. Using these techniques, he grew cash reserves from $2.5M to $16.3M and increased interest income by 134%.