Sarwar is an experienced CFO with over 20 years of experience in senior finance roles. During his time as CFO for multiple companies, Sarwar has led initiatives saving $20M through productivity improvements, accounting & tax consolidation, and contract negotiations. He has a record of successfully improving accounting, finance, HR, and IT processes, and helped lead effective turnarounds, capital raises, and strategic exits.
Sarwar has worked for a variety of companies including start-ups, turnaround, small to mid-sized and large Fortune 500 companies, companies in the Nasdaq Capital Market, and more. Sarwar brings important skills such as delivering results, leadership, ability to make decisions, problem-solving, cost efficiencies, workforce optimization, and improving shareholder value.
Along with extensive experience in financial strategy, Sarwar also has notable experience in SEC reporting and tax strategy. Sarwar has helped design and build accounting infrastructure, including hiring key personnel, developing policies and procedures, and implementing ERP systems.
Areas of Expertise
Mergers & Acquisitions
Served as CFO of two NASDAQ companies in the eCommerce space
Worked with several private equity-owned portfolio companies and successfully executed exit strategies
Implemented multiple systems including QuickBooks, NetSuite, and Great Plains ERP systems
Education & Certifications
MBA in Finance, Florida International University
MS Accounting, Florida Atlantic University
CPA Licenses, Delaware & Florida
Manufacturing Transport/Logistics Inventory/Warehousing SaaS Education eCommerce Hospitality Non-Profit Professional Services Government