CFO/COO, SPM Group
Joel provides financial leadership and vision to meet the rigors of our competitive landscape. He challenges the status quo with out-of-the-box thinking and drives process improvement through innovative solutions to meld agency resources and enhance performance. He is instrumental in evaluating potential acquisitions for synergies and integrating new business units to expand and enhance the SPM Group service offering.
His agency experience includes CFO of Draft Worldwide Chicago working with blue chip clients such as Kellogg's, Mars, Paccar, Sprint, and USPS. At Leo Burnett, he led the finance team responsible for their largest global client including oversight of local financial operations in 40+ countries. Additional experience includes turnaround consulting for several large organizations and financial consulting for a Fortune 1000 company. He also served as the Board treasurer for the Salt Creek Ballet and People’s Resource Center.