Douglas B. Huntley, MBA,
Principal, Chief Operating Officer & Financial Advisor
Industry experience: 11 years
As the Chief Operating Officer of BLB&B Holdings, LLC, Doug works to improve and enhance our internal operations and efficiencies. Doug also assists us with a number of strategic planning, growth, and budgeting initiatives and overall firm management.
Doug specializes in providing financial and administrative advice to entrepreneurs and their companies. He is experienced in financial modeling including profitability analysis and budgeting, banking relations and negotiating loans, developing practical and implementable strategic plans, building and enhancing management control systems, evaluating and mitigating business risks, acquisition analysis and integration, and planning for business transitions and exit.
Over the course of his career, he has helped a number of public and private companies develop and execute upon their strategic visions, including running a family office for 7 years, serving as CFO or interim CFO in over 60 acquisitions and divestures, and forming numerous special purpose entities (typically LLC’s). He has served as an Executive Financial Advisor for Rockwell International, the Chief Financial Officer of Pierce Leahy Corp., the President of Pioneer Capital, LLC, and the Founder and President of Fountainhead Services®, LLC. For the last 24 years he has been focused on helping entrepreneurs and their family businesses, including taking one public on the NYSE and subsequently selling it for an enterprise value of $1.2 Billion.
Doug is a graduate of The Wharton School of Business where he received an MBA with a focus on Finance and Strategic Planning. Doug is also a magna cum laude graduate of Bucknell University where he received a BSBA in accounting. He practiced in Pennsylvania as a CPA (inactive) where he passed the exam on his first sitting. In 2016, he became a Financial Advisor for BLB&B Advisors, LLC.