Scale Finance Adds Three Senior Professionals

Scale Finance LLC announces the hiring of three new senior professionals – Henry Silver and Michael Tolliver in Raleigh/Durham and Roger Portaro in Charlotte. “Our platform provides a unique opportunity for veteran CFOs, currently serving clients independently, to expand their practices and strengthen their impact in serving clients,” said David Gilroy, Managing Director & Co-Founder. “We offer an environment where entrepreneurial professionals can benefit from a strong team with shared values; firm-level resources and proprietary capabilities; and essential infrastructure, administrative support, and increasingly powerful marketing.”

Henry Silver was formerly Senior Partner, Fintec; CFO of Wells Fargo’s Credit Card Division; CEO/CFO of Wolfe’s Bakeries, and Managing Partner of Lyons & Hannover, a boutique merchant banking firm. Michael Tolliver formerly served as Finance Director for R&D & Technology Development at Becton Dickinson; VP with Silicon Valley Bank focusing on Life Sciences; Finance Director of medical device manufacturer Novoste; GE Capital and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Roger Portaro was formerly VP & Commercial Finance Manager, Merrill Lynch Global Bank; SVP & Product Head, BOA Global Corporate & Investment Banking; and VP & Commercial Relationship Manager, JP Morgan Chase. Silver, Tolliver, and Portaro are all MBAs.

About Scale Finance
Scale Finance LLC (scalefinance.local) provides professional CFO services, Controller solutions, and support in raising capital, or executing M&A transactions, to growth companies. The firm specializes in cost-effective financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, implementing controls, complex modeling, and other financial management, and provides strategic help for companies raising growth capital or considering M&A/recapitalization opportunities. Most of the firm’s clients are growing technology, healthcare, business services, consumer, and industrial companies at various stages of development from start-up to tens of millions in annual revenue. Scale Finance LLC has offices in Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte, and WinstonSalem, a team of more than 25 professionals, and serves more than 75 companies throughout the region.