Lawrence Chester

Lawrence Chester

Lawrence Chester is the President of CFO Simplified, a Chicago-based consulting firm providing fractional CFO services to middle market companies throughout the United States. Larry worked as a corporate CFO for 25 years before starting his consulting practice 14 years ago.

CFO Simplified has grown to include a full-time staff of 5 operationally focused financial executives who work with business owners to help them drive profitability and improve cash flow. CFO Simplified’s focus is to help business owners understand the detail behind their financials so that they can make the changes necessary to strategically and profitably grow their businesses.


Lawrence Chester is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow him on LinkedIn.
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