Our company specializes in working with growing companies to implement Financial Intelligence. Led by Rick Arthur, we bring a holistic approach to your business, enabling financial goal clarity through improved cash flow, profitability and company value.
Rick’s team of experts helps your company thrive on all levels, looking at how you can strengthen your business through financial intelligence, the right people, and the best processes. With more than 35 years’ experience in senior financial roles, and as the former owner of a $20 million company, Rick has broad experience in hands-on accounting and creating big picture solutions for strategic planning, financing, and growth.
Here’s What Companies are Saying About Working with Us:
Rick provides a dose of honesty and realism to our company’s executive team. He is great at helping identify key metrics and reporting those in a meaningful way. Rick helps reinforce our credibility when we interact with financial institutions, which allows dialogue to proceed far more expediently. He truly cares about our business and does his best to keep us aligned on expectations. – Chris Couper, President and Founder, Liquidyne Process Technologies, Inc.
Rick Arthur has worked with our nonprofit organization since 2013 as our fractional CFO. His depth of knowledge and experience enables him to help us with issues beyond those that are strictly financial. He has helped us structure our accounting processes such that timely, accurate reports are generated regularly, and we always know where we stand financially. Rick’s professionalism is unmatched, yet he quickly develops a personal, trusting relationship with his clients. His commitment to our success includes serving as the Chairman of our Board of Directors. Rick’s work with us has helped elevate the operation of our organization in all areas. – Barbara Myers, Executive Director, Evergreen Service Providers
Rick Arthur has been our CFO for four years, and during that time and with his guidance, we have made significant strides in both our financial awareness and our profitability. Rick meets with our team consistently to review our financials and to plan for future needs, changes, and budgets. Having him as a forward-thinking member of our team has been invaluable, especially over the last year, where we have been able to grow and expand our business during challenging times. – Christopher Blair, Founder and President, Maestro Associates
We have had the pleasure and privilege of working with Rick for the past year. We found Rick during Covid-19, a time when we were very uncertain of our path forward. It is hard to imagine how we would have moved through such tough times without the expertise and commitment Rick brought to our team. He shows up with his brilliance and his heart to help us stay aligned with our financial goals and business strategy while ensuring we are staying true to our company values. I cannot imagine there is anyone else in the business with Rick’s combination of integrity, proficiency, and passion. We are grateful every day that we have Rick on our team! – Kara Valentine, Founder, Threads Worldwide
Rick is phenomenal to work with! He brings deep experience to the financial aspects of our company, but he is also a trusted advisor for our overall business. He shares his guidance and advice and truly has our best interest in mind. We find comfort in Rick’s multifaceted financial knowledge, his friendly approach, and business acumen. – Camilla Manly, Business Development/Operations Manager, Akamai Systems Consulting, Inc.
Hiring Rick has been one of the best business decisions we’ve ever made. He helped us get a firm grasp on our overall financial picture, refine our process, and develop a strategic hiring plan that has allowed us to grow our business with purpose and confidence. Not only is Rick a brilliant financial mind, but he is also incredibly kind and generous with his knowledge and his time. Every meeting with him feels like a lesson from your favorite teacher – you always leave having learned something new. One of our favorite things about Rick is the way he instantly joins your team and puts himself completely in your corner, always saying “we” instead of “you.” Furthermore, Rick has also graciously connected us with other like-minded professionals in his network, including CPAs, bookkeepers, and insurance agents, who all share the mentality that we are building relationships, not exacting transactions. Once you experience working with Rick, you’ll wonder how you ever got this far without him! – Amanda Moriuchi, Chief Executive Officer AppIt Ventures | Custom Technology Solutions
Rick Arthur has worked with HEXA as our fractional CFO for three years. Not only has Rick helped us plan for a future of successful growth, but he has also become a partner in our overall business. Rick helped align our financial goals with our business strategy and works with us to keep those goals on track. Always insightful and responsive, Rick consistently goes above and beyond what even a fulltime CFO might do. He’s very detail oriented yet has a big-picture mindset. Together, we’ve put together a clear financial plan that sets us up for continued growth. Rick is truly a trusted advisor; he even convinced me not to spend money on a company helicopter! – Joe Keller, President and COO, HEXA – A McDonald Company
Rick Arthur was recommended to our company as someone who could aid in the analysis of our financial recording so we could better understand our business. I was impressed with Rick’s excellent communication style in the evaluation of our company’s personnel and infrastructure. His understanding of how to tactfully identify the unique personalities of our employees was amazing. After digging into our records, Rick established a roadmap to implement a true plan to accomplish what we needed. He has been right on track and has guided our team with his unique ability to motivate our employees to accomplish the tasks needed to meet our goals. I would highly recommend Rick Arthur in the capacity of CFO. We have been completely satisfied in his friendship, his professionalism, his knowledge, and his ability to accomplish the task at hand. – Keith Parker, President, Advanced Vision Technologies
Rick is an unusually talented and effective person. His business ownership perspective, financial acumen and demeanor have proven to be effective with my customers, in establishing trust and rapport, diagnosing and addressing the short-term items and providing strategic guidance in a friendly, yet direct manner. I will introduce him to clients, beyond the ones we share, without hesitation. – Bob Dodge, Senior Vice President, The Alternative Board – Denver West
Rick has worked with my company for many years. He has provided valuable guidance and insight through good times and bad. He takes time to really understand our market, the “company personality” and market fluctuations in our industry. Rick is a thoughtful, genuine advisor. I highly recommend him to anyone needing objective CFO advice. – Maxine McBride, President, Clockwork Marketing Services, Inc.
Rick Arthur has been monumental in a business that I am a board member of. Simply put, we would not be where we are financially if it were not for his ability to engage all team members on the financial plan and hold them accountable. One of his biggest assets is his ability to meet anyone where they are with their financial literacy. If you are someone that runs a billion-dollar company, or just starting your business, Rick will be able to provide keen insight and detail that most people haven’t considered. He is both formally educated and tried and tested in the business world. If he chooses to work with you, you should jump at the opportunity. – Zach Balle, Co-founder and Board Member for Hug It Forward, Board Member for The Power of Purpose
Rick Arthur is a seasoned, competent, professional finance expert. His great human skills add value to any team, and throughout all levels of the organization. He is always on time and accurate in his reports. He brings good strategic thinking to any business, no matter the product or service being provided. He is thorough and peacefully balanced with his interactions. I have recommended him to other organizations, and they are pleased. – Mike Assum, Board Member, The Power of Purpose
Rick’s knowledge and understanding of financial matters has increased my financial awareness considerably. He is a very easy person to work with and now that he has helped me read and understand a balance sheet, among other things, it gives me comfort to know what the health of my business actually is. He also helps me stay accountable for keeping my eyes on the things I need to be watching at all times. I highly recommend utilizing the financial experience that Rick has to offer. – John Argrow, Owner, John’s Auto Care