Mitch Willis | Area President
Mitch is an Area President for FocusCFO, helping clients in Northwestern Pennsylvania. He has more than 30 years’ experience in accounting/finance operations, both manufacturing and service industries, IT, systems design, cost accounting, forecasting and business strategy. He has extensive experience in the design and administration of health and welfare plans. Mitch and his wife Christel have 4 children and live in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Please contact Mitch if you would like a copy of any of these resources that you may find helpful in your Professional or Personal life.
As a business owner, you must prepare in advance for a successful launch.
Join Mitch and other panel members for 25 topics to help business owners avoid the “gotcha’s” and identify opportunities. Each topic gets 2 minutes. Hold on to your seat!
Mitch speaks on how CEO’s get distracted from their primary leadership role in this 2 minute clip from the recent 25 Tips in 50 Minutes Seminar.
What are the telltale signs that it is time to bring in a CFO? Join Mitch in this 2 minute clip from the 25 Tips in 50 Minutes Seminar.
Listen to Mitch on the how the role of CFO has changed from years past in this 2 minute clip from the 25 Tips in 50 Minutes Seminar.
What can be done to close the books earlier? Join Mitch in this 2 minute clip from the 25 Tips in 50 Minutes Seminar.
We get busy and often don’t look to see if we have the Right Products and the Right Customers. Join Mitch in this 2 minute clip from the 25 Tips in 50 Minutes Seminar.
Mitch Willis highlights recently discovered Outlook productivity enhancers.
Listen to Mitch on the importance of Key Performance Indicators in this 2 minute clip from the 25 Tips in 50 Minutes Seminar.
Mitch has worked as a CFO, Controller, VP of Business Operations and Systems Analyst for Erie area private companies including Modern Industries, Troyer Farms, Logical Business Systems and was previously with Brown, Schwab, Bergquist and Co.
Mitch received his BS in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania. He has been an active leader in various financial professional organizations promoting networking and continuing education opportunities in Northwestern PA.
• Visiting children with Christel in NY/CA/IA/NY
• Favorite activities paddle boarding with Christel, woodworking, and cruising in his ’90 Miata
• He is passionate about playing the Ukulele and Harmonica
• Something most people don’t know about him is he went solo skydiving when he was 15 years old
• Favorite movies include any sappy Rom/Com
What do you like best about working with FocusCFO?
I enjoy associating with tenured client focused, problem solving, opportunity finding CFO’s and Area Presidents with the common goal of assisting the client leadership team build value in their organization. The resources of FocusCFO’s Marketing and Support Staff, Yammer Peer Networking, and world class Sales and Delivery Training enable me to deliver the best solution available. I am proud to be part of FocusCFO as an association of like minded professionals with a like minded purpose putting the clients best interests first.