Pariveda Solutions, a provider of consulting services and technical solutions expertise, has hired James Kupferschmid as chief financial officer (CFO) and will play a key role as member of the executive team in supporting the continued rapid growth of the firm.
Kupferschmid has 30 years of experience in finance and accounting with public and private companies in a variety of industries including air and ground transportation, healthcare, technology, real estate and consulting. He has led the finance and IT organisations for large subsidiaries of Fortune 500 companies, start-up and early stage companies as well as companies experiencing financial and strategic challenges. Kupferschmid has extensive experience in debt, equity and lease financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
Prior to joining Pariveda Solutions, Kupferschmid was CFO of Omniflight Helicopters, a private-equity owned air ambulance company, where he assisted in re-starting the company’s growth and helped lead the successful sale of the company to a publicly-traded competitor. Previously, he was CFO of Kitty Hawk, an air and ground cargo company, and served as a financial consultant to private equity and hedge funds, as well as various early stage and mid-market companies. He also served as director of strategic finance at Northwest Airlines, where he was responsible for developing and evaluating projects for maximising shareholder value.
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