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Pinnacle Equity Solutions is a national association of senior-level, professional advisors who are all trained and supported in a common system to deliver high quality, customized solutions to business owners regarding the eventual exit from their privately-held businesses


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Mary Lay Hoitt, CPA, CGMA, MBA

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Contact Information:
Mercedd e Inc.
(760) 390-6767
1636 Camino Sueno
Hemet, CA  92545-9740

An experienced executive with over 25 years of financial management and operational experience as a CFO, Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller for public and private companies ranging from start-ups to global companies with revenues in excess of $300 million. She has extensive experience restructuring companies financially and operationally, and is a Certified Mergers and Acquisition Advisor. Her industry experience includes high tech manufacturing, computer software, medical device, supply chain management, high security vending machine manufacturing and commercial and residential property management. Her excellent interpersonal skills have allowed her to successfully manage accounting and finance departments of various sizes and she interfaces well with all levels of management and staff from clerical to the board of directors.

She is a big picture strategist with the ability to partner finance with business development objectives to align companies for growth or to restructure operations to become competitive in the global marketplace. Mary uses her vast experience to quickly assess the key indicators needed to drive success in any business model. Her expertise includes:

• Mergers and acquisition integration and divestures
• Exit and transition planning and implementation, for mid-market business owners
• Strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting
• Internal control, risk management and regulatory compliance
• International financial reporting and compliance
• Cash flow projections and five-year forecasting
• Restructuring core business and financial and operation processes
• Board of directors and investor relations

Restructuring, public companies, mergers and acquisitions and exit and transition planning and implementation.

• Certified Mergers & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA)
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
• Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)