Joe Thielmann

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Joe Thielmann, CPA, MBA
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Career Progression & Past Responsibilities
Past Responsibilities

Chief Financial Officer from VP Finance
06/11-Present
Surge Innovations, LLC, (Division of the River North Group), Chicago, IL - $85M Revenue
Marketing agency specializing in promotional items and packaging
Report to Owner/President and CEO

Finance & Operations Consultant
03/10–12/10
Food For Thought, Inc.,Lincolnwood, IL - $25M Revenue
Food service management & catering

Reported to the President/COO

Chief Financial Officer from Controller
07/08–03/10

Sam’s Wine & Spirits (now Binny’s Beverage Depot), Chicago, IL - $50M Revenue
Retailer of beverage and food

Reported to President and Private Equity Group CFO, COO, and Operating Partner

Manager – Financial Planning, Analysis, & Reporting from Manager, General Accounting
04/02–07/08

ITT Morton Grove, Morton Grove, IL - $350M Revenue
Manufacturer of pumps, safety valves, and switches
Reported to Vice President and Group Controller

ITT McDonnell & Miller, Chicago, IL - $50M Revenue
Manufacturer of hot water and steam heat safety valves and switches
Reported to Controller

International Cost Accountant from Senior Financial Accountant
05/98 – 04/04

Boldt Metronics International (now Laird Tech), Schaumburg, IL - $50M Revenue
Manufacturer of EMI shielding, contacts, and various metal stampings

Reported to Chief Financial Officer



Joe Thielmann
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