Mark B. Conan, CFO and Financial Consulting, Age 55

conan-photoMr. Conan has over 30 years of experience in accounting and finance and is currently providing advice and services with Family Business Advisors and through his own firm CFO LLC.  He served as the VP of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Plaid Pantries, Inc. from 2003 until his retirement in 2016.  At Plaid, he supervised a staff of 30 and was responsible accounting and finance including unique functions that included smart safes, an ATM network, and a private label money order system.  Before joining Plaid, he served in interim roles as the General Manager of a telecommunications services company and VP Finance for a stored value services company after three and one-half years as the Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded software development venture company.  Previous to that, he served as VP Finance for a publicly traded natural resource company assisting in their IPO and several significant acquisitions and financings after ten years in public accounting with Price Waterhouse.  Mr. Conan has a degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University and is a licensed CPA.