Scale Finance Expands in Triangle – Raleigh/Durham


Scale Finance LLC announces two senior additions to its Triangle based team of CFO and Senior Controller resources. Mike Schierbeek, a veteran CFO, has joined the Firm as CFO & Director and is based in Moncure, NC (near Raleigh). Mike’s experience and capabilities are a strong fit with Scale Finance’s core focus of providing professional CFO and Controller services as well as supporting client companies with raising growth capital or with other major transactions (e.g. M&A, recapitalizations). A summary of Mike’s background is as follows:

  • President, FreeLance CFO Services serving multiple industries with a primary focus in Life Science and technology based industries. Key roles include:
    • Chief Financial Officer, Kryosphere, Inc.
    • Chief Financial Officer, Athenix, Inc.
  • Chief Financial Officer, Alternate Realities Corp., Morrisville, NC
  • Chief Financial Officer, Digital Recorders, Inc., Raleigh, NC
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • BS in Accounting, Western Michigan University

In addition, Ron Radtke has joined the firm, as a Senior Controller & Director. Ron is based in Raleigh, North Carolina and has been providing part time and or interim senior financial management support to a variety of clients over the past 10 years. Industries serviced include biotech, manufacturing, software and construction. Ron has a BS and MBA and is a CPA in North Carolina. Scale Finance professionals now serve more than 30 clients actively across North Carolina.

Raleigh-based Managing Director Gary Hayes comments, “we continue to bring on top talent to support our growing business across the state. Our continuing success is partly driven by our proven ability to significantly cut costs while increasing the overall effectiveness of small company finance and accounting departments. Real cost savings to clients plus our best-in-the-Southeast skills at raising institutional growth equity, subordinate debt, or asset-based loans are driving the growth of Scale Finance – we help small companies scale their business despite these tough conditions.”

About Scale Finance
Scale Finance LLC (scalefinance.local) provides professional CFO services, Controller solutions, and support in raising capital, or executing other transactions, to growth companies. The firm specializes in costeffective financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, implementing controls, other financial management, etc, and provides strategic help for companies raising growth capital or considering M&A/recapitalization opportunities. Most of the firm’s clients are fast-growing technology, healthcare, business services, consumer, and industrial companies that are 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 Winston-Salem, a team of more than 18 professionals, and serves more than 30 companies throughout the region.