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Robert Peay Strategic Outsourced CFO at Preferred CFO



Notable Achievements

  • Developed models & processes to manage nearly $75M of net foreign exchange exposure

  • Has built financial teams and established subsidiaries around the world including Europe, Canada and China.  

Education & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Master of Professional Accountancy, University of Utah

  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of Utah



Robert Peay has over 20 years of senior financial and operational experience in consumer goods, managing liquidity transactions, raising both equity and debt and driving increased profitability through operational improvements.

Financial Forecasting & Reporting
Mergers & Acquisitions | Raising Capital
Global Finance Strategic | Systems & Operations

About Robert Peay

Robert Peay is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with both public and private companies ranging in sales from $25M to $300M with global distribution through a variety of channels.

At Black Diamond Equipment (NASDAQ: CLAR), Robert led the successful transformation of a private to a publicly traded company and helped raise over $63M of equity in the public markets.

Robert also led the due diligence efforts at Skullcandy (formerly NASDAQ: SKUL) to sell the assets of Astro Gaming to Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI). He also led the due diligence efforts to sell Goal Zero, LLC to a strategic buyer, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG).

During all his CFO roles, he has helped grow EBITDA, improve cash forecasting, enhance strategic banking relationships and develop KPI metrics that drive results.