Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Howard Nathan is a financial executive with over 20 years of experience leading financial organizations, most notably as Chief Financial Officer for nearly 16 years. Mr. Nathans’ experience spans the development of start-up companies to managing multi-million dollar operations, working closely with leadership teams to develop corporate growth strategies and operational process improvements. As an organizational leader, he has been instrumental in developing strategic relationships with vendors and financial institutions to assist in the achievement of corporate goals and objectives. Mr. Nathan also has a track record of building successful financial and operational teams that promote innovation and improve operational efficiencies.
As Mortgage Director of Finance at MB Financial Bank, Mr. Nathan assisted in growing revenue from zero to nearly $150M for a new division, led the acquisition and expansion of a mortgage servicing operation, created accounting infrastructure for the start-up division and reduced costs to provide strategic flexibility for the growing organization. During his tenure, he created innovative solutions and streamlined processes to reduce costs and save time on month-end closings.
Prior to his work at MB Financial Bank, Mr. Nathan held CFO positions at Equity Services, Inc., Shore Financial Services, Lender Ltd., and Washtenaw Mortgage Company. In these roles, he focused on investor relationships, warehouse lines of credit, SEC reporting, accounting efficiencies and liquidity strategies. Additionally, he worked as an independent consultant, providing guidance on SEC filings, corporate restructurings and dissolution of a publicly traded company.
Mr. Nathan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University. Additionally, he is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Michigan.