Joseph Lauro, Senior Director

  • Key accomplishments with direct investment portfolio at Silver Ventures
    • Increased EBITDA from $8MM to $18MM in two years
    • Increased equity value by $160MM in four years
    • Aligned portfolio investment plans with company actions by implementing a Capital Authorization Policy for capital expenditures averaging $20MM annually
    • Changed culture in finance & accounting departments to enhance operations by emphasizing forward-looking information
    • Led $750MM of capital market transactions including divestitures, recapitalizations, and growth capital investments
  • Served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board Member for $40MM investment in CPG company that yielded a $10MM improvement in EBITDA. Replaced CEO, head of sales, completed new greenfield manufacturing facility, and discharged old facility liabilities
  • Direct Report to Chief Restructuring Officer and Board of publicly traded distributor and manufacturer. Led profit-building initiatives, implemented cost control measures, and provided active management of borrowing needs and financing arrangements resulting in a $5MM improvement in EBITDA
  • Chief Financial Officer of IT training company reporting directly to the Board. Executed a new line of credit, combined corporate headquarters and operational facilities, and downsized workforce.

Contact Information

E-mail: joseph.lauro@cr3partners.com
Phone: (210) 865-8240
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Industries

  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Business Services
  • Education
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Hotels

Education & Certifications

  • B.A., University of Georgia, magna cum laude
  • Certified Public Accountant, Georgia (inactive)
  • Series 79 License

Joseph Lauro, Senior Director

Contact Information

E-mail: joseph.lauro@cr3partners.com
Phone: (210) 865-8240
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Business Services
  • Education
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Hotels

  • Key accomplishments with direct investment portfolio at Silver Ventures
    • Increased EBITDA from $8MM to $18MM in two years
    • Increased equity value by $160MM in four years
    • Aligned portfolio investment plans with company actions by implementing a Capital Authorization Policy for capital expenditures averaging $20MM annually
    • Changed culture in finance & accounting departments to enhance operations by emphasizing forward-looking information
    • Led $750MM of capital market transactions including divestitures, recapitalizations, and growth capital investments
  • Served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board Member for $40MM investment in CPG company that yielded a $10MM improvement in EBITDA. Replaced CEO, head of sales, completed new greenfield manufacturing facility, and discharged old facility liabilities
  • Direct Report to Chief Restructuring Officer and Board of publicly traded distributor and manufacturer. Led profit-building initiatives, implemented cost control measures, and provided active management of borrowing needs and financing arrangements resulting in a $5MM improvement in EBITDA
  • Chief Financial Officer of IT training company reporting directly to the Board. Executed a new line of credit, combined corporate headquarters and operational facilities, and downsized workforce.

Education & Certifications

  • B.A., University of Georgia, magna cum laude
  • Certified Public Accountant, Georgia (inactive)
  • Series 79 License