We provide access to world-class finance, accounting, and administrative resources that will cost-effectively scale as you do.
The Cushnoc Group was formed by its principals to provide growth
companies with access to world-class finance, accounting and
administrative services on a cost-effective outsourced basis so clients
can focus their energy, talent, and ingenuity on achieving superior
business outcomes for their stakeholders.
The Cushnoc Group specializes in working with dynamic companies whose growth prospects sometimes outrun their existing capital base.In select cases, and only when invited to do so by the existing shareholders and management, Cushnoc may utilize proprietary resources to fund a portion of our clients capital requirements pari passu with the other investors.
Geoffrey Flagg Managing Partner
Mr. Flagg is a CPA (inactive status) with over 20 years of experience in public accounting as well as finance and accounting for both publicly-traded and privately-held businesses. He spent four years with the national accounting firm BDO Seidman, LLP and subsequently joined Rentech, Inc. and served as its Corporate Controller and later CFO. He is experienced in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, SEC reporting, treasury functions, finance, M&A and ERP implementations. Most recently, Mr. Flagg has served as the Chief Financial Officer on an outsourced basis for multiple private equity and venture capital backed companies in various manufacturing and technology segments. His key responsibilities include finance, accounting, human resources, information technology and risk management for these firms. Geoffrey holds his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Colorado at Denver and is a member of the AICPA and Ohio Society of CPA’s.
Evan Persky Partner
Mr. Persky is a financial executive with significant experience developing private and public middle market growth companies. In this capacity, Mr. Persky has served as CFO, director of strategy and planning, board member, investor and consultant for several private and public companies. Mr. Persky has transacted over $500 million in acquisitions, corporate growth capital financings and divestitures. He has led various aspects of corporate and strategic development activities including joint ventures, technology licensing and mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Mr. Persky has worked as a principal investor involved in all aspects of deal sourcing, acquisition, strategic plan development, management recruiting, and capital markets structuring and execution. Mr. Persky currently sits on several private company boards of directors and makes angel investments in early stage companies. He received an AB from the University of Chicago.
Carol Geiger Controller
Ms. Geiger has significant internal audit, accounting and financial analysis experience, which spans various industries including retail, healthcare, professional service, and manufacturing. Ms. Geiger has expertise in process documentation, streamlining procedures, improvements and training. She has performed due diligence audits in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, and capital market transactions, and has been the financial team-lead on several system implementations. She has the ability to effectively and efficiently achieve project objectives by utilizing her analytical skills and technical expertise. Ms. Geiger holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati.
Richard Moon Director
Mr. Moon has numerous years of experience in the areas of finance, accounting, treasury and corporate development. Over the course of his career, he has held several management positions in companies such as Sony Pictures, Unocal Corporation and Rentech, an alternative energy company based in Los Angeles. While at Unocal, Mr. Moon held positions in corporate development and treasury. He advised on numerous strategic alternatives that led to significant positive share price impact. As a Director of Finance at Rentech, Mr. Moon was responsible for development of the company’s long-term strategic plan. He also played a vital role in direct commercial negotiations with strategic partners, which led to the signing of several milestone agreements. Mr. Moon graduated from UCLA with a degree in Economics, holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Southern California, and is a CPA.
Nicole Watkins Controller
Ms. Watkins has over 8 years of experience in public accounting and industry accounting. She spent 4 years with Deloitte, a big four accounting firm, specializing in public company audits, Sarbanes-Oxley work, process development and testing, and employee benefit plan audits. Ms. Watkins served as the Financial Reporting Manager for a public company, playing a pivotal role in a successful Initial Public Offering (IPO). Additionally her responsibilities included preparation of financial statements for quarterly and annual SEC filing requirements, employee stock option tracking, ERP transitions and assistance with audit coordination by the Company’s independent auditors. Ms. Watkins specializes in bookkeeping, outsourced controller, financial reporting, stock option accounting and tracking, and process development (internal controls and month end processes)