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Gardner Oleson

Your Trusted Fractional CFO and Practice Leader

Gardner Oleson serves as a CFO for our clients. You can count on his 40 years of experience in finance and accounting for technology and manufacturing companies to steer your organization toward success. If you’d like to go public, Gardner’s diverse financial background in the communications industries and public accounting is invaluable. 

With his manufacturing financial consulting services, you can receive the support you need whether on a part-time basis or a project consulting basis.   He is a CPA with a B.B.A. in accounting from Hofstra University and an M.S. in taxation from Bentley University. 


Successful growth in the manufacturing sector demands a strong focus on efficiency and innovation.  It requires the ability to assess and adapt quickly as the industry evolves. A trusted partner can help your organization achieve thoughtful and nimble leadership leading to accurate financial data and timely recommendations.

With our manufacturing fractional and interim CFO services, you’ll be able to take your organization to new heights. You can depend on us to oversee every aspect of your finances and administration, no matter where you are in your life cycle, including:

  • monthly accounting support

  • inventory and cost accounting

  • lengthy product development cycles

  • revenue recognition

  • compliance

  • lease accounting 

  • SEC reporting

  • raising capital

  • cash flow forecasting

  • mergers and acquisitions

  • taxation

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“As a serial entrepreneur, having a high performing, flexible, and driven team is essential for transforming ideas into success. Charles River CFO has been a part of my team for over 10 years, providing outstanding strategic, part-time CFO and accounting services. Their knowledgeable practice leaders bring years of complex financial experience to start-up companies.”

Shahid Azim