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Gardner Oleson

Your Trusted Fractional CFO and Practice Leader

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

With his technology financial consulting services, you can receive the support you need, whether on a part-time basis or a project consulting basis.  Gardner has held leadership positions at a few well-known, high-tech organizations, including Verizon, BBN Technologies, and Frontier Communications. He is a CPA with a B.B.A. in accounting from Hofstra University and an M.S. in taxation from Bentley University. 


The growth of your manufacturing firm requires ongoing strategic and operational financial resources.  Charles River CFO can support your fractional, project, or interim financial needs as you scale your operations and create value for your marketplace.  ​

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

  • financial modeling 

  • resource management

  • compliance

  • lease accounting 

  • SEC reporting

  • raising capital

  • cash flow forecasting

  • mergers and acquisitions

  • banking relations



“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 ten 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

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