Allyn Hebner has 25 + years of experience as a C-Level financial leader for private and public companies, ranging in size from pre-revenue startups to Fortune 500.

At A Glance

  • CFO, CAO, VP – Controller and Treasurer
  • Broad-based financial and operational performance improvement
  • High-performance team building
  • M&A planning, execution, and integration
  • Divestitures
  • IPO, secondary and debenture offerings
  • Strategic planning and forecasting
  • Turnarounds and culture realignment
  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance
  • Large scale ERP selection and implementation
  • HR and IT leadership

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Served as a trusted advisor to the CEO in hiring a new leadership team and completing the struggling integration of the company’s largest competitor, acquired earlier, which led to a successful IPO
  • Transformed the struggling accounting and finance organization of a newly spun-out public company to a high performance team while integrating three multi-billion dollar acquisitions and being acquired by a very large German multinational
  • Led the largest “big-bang” implementation of SAP functionality to-date in the US to integrate the operations and finances of newly merged gas and electric utility

Bio

Allyn Hebner has over 25 years of experience as a C-Level financial leader for private and public companies, ranging in size from pre-revenue startups to Fortune 500. He is an expert in high-growth and turnaround situations in a variety of industries, including consumer wireless communications (T-Mobile USA, Solavei), mobile handset retailing/automotive accessories (Wireless Advocates/Car Toys), financial technology (Dosh), e-commerce (Solavei), software (Motricity) and energy (Puget Sound Energy, Washington Energy). His focus and expertise extend beyond just the numbers to driving business results and enterprise value through 1) building high-performance finance organizations that engage the other functional teams and stakeholders in the business as trusted partners and advisors; 2) increasing the effectiveness/ efficiency of business processes; and 3) improving visibility to key drivers of the business to support better decision making. As CFO and a founder of Dosh, a merchant advertising and consumer cash back app, and as CFO and a founder of Solavei, a consumer wireless startup based on an innovative social/ecommerce model, Allyn built the finance functions and much of the operating infrastructure, enabling the companies to achieve $14 million and $60 million revenue run rates, respectively, in less than a year of operation.  As interim CFO at Wireless Advocates/Car Toys, he redesigned the accounting close and monthly forecasting processes to significantly shorten the cycles and improve accuracy for the $1 billon retailer.  As CFO of Motricity, a mobile data software services provider to wireless carriers, he co-led an IPO with a banking syndicate headed by JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs. He was chief accounting officer and controller at T-Mobile USA and its predecessor VoiceStream Wireless, which grew from $850 million to $17 billion in revenue, and achieved national prominence as a top tier wireless carrier and device retailer. Allyn joined Washington Energy Company, a diversified natural gas utility, as VP & CAO, part of a highly successful turnaround initiative under a new CEO. Following the merger with Puget Sound Power & Light, he led the SAP ERP implementation project which was key to the successful integration of the two business operations. Allyn launched his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen. He holds an MBA from Washington University, a BA in economics and political science from Northwestern University and is a Texas CPA.