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CJ Spady

Smithfield, VA

CJ is passionate about helping business owners maximize the value of their company, having successfully started, grown and sold a business herself.  Over the last 19 years, she worked closely with a variety of mid-sized business in various roles, including Chief Financial Officer and tax advisory.  She enjoys working closely with ownership to understand their strategic objectives, sometimes working closely to establish them, and then assist with positioning the company for success in teaching those strategic goals. 

Working globally, she has been able to bridge cultures to create effective diverse teams.  After returning to the US living in Tokyo on a 2 year corporate assignment, she has leveraged her learning from being overseas to assist non-native business with doing business in North America.   

Function & Specialization

  • Financial products
  • Wholesale distribution
  • Creative service
  • Public relations
  • Postproduction special effects
  • Recruiting
  • Medical

Representative Clients & Past Experiences

  • BlackRock (formerly Barclays Global)
  • O Olive Oil
  • Radium
  • Upside San Fransisco

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • Golden Gate University, Masters in Taxation
  • University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce
  • CPA, Virginia & California