Accomplished Executive with ••••• years experience in the LP Gas industry. Such experience includes executive and financial management, marketing, transportation, commodity trading, along with experience in acquisitions. Also a CPA (Inactive) with experience in business valuations as well as handling mergers and acquisitions. Very active in the industry through National Propane Gas Assoc. Board of Directors work, speaking engagements, writings as a guest columnist and magazine interviews.
JEH Consulting, Inc. (Loveland, OH) - President and Owner of a company that specializes in assisting privately held, middle market propane and oil and gas companies in the sale of their business. The concern values the business, locates the buyer, negotiates the transaction, provides advice on how to structure the transaction, provides tax advice in conjunction with clients CPA, and walks through industry matters on the contract with the clients attorney. - May ••••• until present.
Commonwealth Petroleum Co., (Milford, Ohio) - President and CEO of the wholesale supplier and distributor of propane gas with operations in ••••• states and Canada that included sales and marketing, transportation, service and product trading. Joined Commonwealth as the Vice President of Finance in ••••• became President in July ••••• The Company was sold in October of •••••; remained with new ownership until February of ••••• to provide management transition.
Took the Company from $••••• million in revenue to $••••• million, increasing the number of wholesale accounts from ••••• to in excess of ••••• Acquired and sold several subsidiary companies. Extensive experience in contractual matters and litigation. Member of the Board of Directors of the National Propane Gas Association for eight years. - June ••••• - February •••••
••••• Smith Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio)- Partner and owner of small CPA firm handling Department of Energy audits and compliance, corporate audits and taxation as well as individual taxation, from ••••• to•••••
Arthur Andersen Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio)- Staff accountant performing tax and audit work from ••••• to ••••• Audits included large energy companies and tax work centered on real estate.
Education and Affiliations:
University of Cincinnati, (Cincinnati, Ohio) Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Accounting.
Certified Public Accountant - Ohio ••••• Currently holding an inactive registration.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Society of Appraisers (Candidate Member)