John Donahue

New York

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."

Jack is a strategic CFO with experience in public and private companies, generally high growth and acquisition-oriented. He has experience with private equity as CFO of portfolio companies and as an operating partner including helping to drive exits. Jack has extensive experience in raising debt and equity for public and private companies, IPO’s and M&A. He was recently Vice President of Investor Relations for China Hydroelectric Corporation, a NYSE-listed company operating power generating facilities in China. Along with right sizing operations and managing through liquidity crises, Jack has built finance, accounting and treasury functions in both startup and high growth scenarios. He was Executive VP and CFO of Encompass Group, a NASDAQ-listed company that is the largest U.S. distributer of electronic replacement parts. Jack’s earlier background includes roles as the CFO of an industry-disruptive online benefits communication company in which GE Capital was an investor, and an energy company, which was ranked at the time as the fastest growing public company in the U.S. by Inc. magazine.