Troy Skabelund, Board of Directors Member

Troy Skabelund, Accelerum Advisors and Partner at Preferred CFO, has served as a financial consultant, leader, and CFO for over 23 years, including direct experience in the private equity, venture capital, family office, angel investor, and corporate M&A sectors.  He has worked with companies ranging from early stage startup to global conglomerate in a variety of industries, including 12 years of Fortune 100 experience as an executive for the Walt Disney Company, where he served on the Financial Talent Advisory Board.

Troy’s experience includes financial modeling, forecasting, planning, budgeting, and accounting, as well as operational and deal-related projects from $25,000 up to $4 billion. He has prior consulting experience with projects including revenue maximization, valuation, due diligence, operational benchmarking, process improvement, organizational design, restructuring, turnaround, system implementation, R&D tax credits, compensation planning, and pricing strategy.

A CPA and former public accountant, Troy has handled audits for accounting, IT, industry compliance, expense management, media measurement, and internal operations. He has meaningful board experience, having served as the Audit Committee Chair for multiple organizations.

Over the course of his career, Troy has leveraged his combined skills and expertise to help founders establish, grow, capitalize, expand, enhance, and exit their businesses.  This work has involved companies ranging from pre-revenue to over $48  billion in revenue.