Troy Skabelund, Founder and CEO of Advisory Zone, has served as a financial consultant, leader, and CFO for over 24 years, including direct experience in the private equity, venture capital, family office, angel investor, and corporate M&A sectors. He has worked with companies ranging from early stage startup to global conglomerate in a variety of industries, including 12 years of Fortune 100 experience as an executive for the Walt Disney Company, where he served on the Financial Talent Advisory Board.
Troy’s experience includes financial modeling, forecasting, planning, budgeting, and accounting, as well as operational and deal-related projects ranging from $25k up to $4 billion. He has extensive consulting experience, including revenue maximization, valuation, due diligence, operational benchmarking, process improvement, organizational design, restructuring, turnaround, system implementation, R&D tax credits, compensation planning, and pricing strategy.
A CPA and former public accountant (PwC), Troy has a wide array of industry experience, including health care, technology, entertainment, manufacturing, and services. He also has meaningful board experience, having served as an independent director, Board Vice President, Audit Committee Chair, and Advisory Board member for multiple organizations.
Over the course of his career, Troy has leveraged his combined skills and expertise to help entrepreneurial founders and management teams of public companies grow, capitalize, enhance, and divest their businesses. This work has involved companies ranging from pre-revenue to over $48 billion in revenue.