Open Positions - Commercial


Positions are listed in alphabetical order.

Chief Financial Officer

Our client, All Systems is a leader in the life-safety and mission-critical systems industry.  Founded in 1974 and family owned, the company is the quality provider in the Midwest.  EFL Associates is proud to partner in the search for the organization’s next Chief Financial Officer.

Reporting to the President, the CFO is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of the company operations including but not limited to: HR/insurance, administration, and metrics reporting for the company, its projects, and subsidiaries and affiliates. We are seeking a well-rounded accounting executive that has a strong background in project cost accounting—possibly with a construction or engineering background. For more information or to make a referral, please contact Cindy Hayward at chayward@eflassociates.com.

Chief Financial Officer

Our client, Massman Construction, a leader in heavy civil and marine construction, is seeking their next Chief Financial Officer, as the current CFO prepares for retirement. This entrepreneurial and innovative organization is seeking a hands-on and strategic financial executive with experience in construction, architecture, engineering or manufacturing. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other related field is required.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact Kathryn Bradley at kbradley@eflassociates.com.

Chief Financial Officer

Our client is a leading digital direct-to-consumer sales and marketing company with product offerings focused on the senior market. Founded in 2010, the Company specializes in distributing Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, and related products via its digital presence and dedicated team of insurance advisors.

Reporting to the CEO, this position represents a strategic role in the overall management of the company by leading improved financial performance, business growth and transformation. We are seeking candidates who possess:

• 10 years of executive level experience leading the financial components of a fast paced organization with the aspirational goal of reaching $1B in revenues.
• Experience in the top seat, preferably in a high growth PE backed company
• Ability to lead the transformation of the Finance unit from an accounting and reporting function to a valued strategic partner.
 For more information or to make a referral, please contact Cynthia Hayward at CHayward@EFLAssociates.com


Our client, ERI Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Wichita, KS, is seeking a Controller.The Controller is a newly created role reporting into the VP of Finance.S/he will oversee the activities of the finance department and the timely dissemination of financial management reporting, manage day to day accounting and transactional activities including accounts payable, receivables, collections, fixed assets and bank reconciliations, administrate compliance with all governmental and tax requirements, including oversight and completion of tax returns and partner with executive leadership team to facilitate onboarding and integration of potential acquisitions.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, CPA certification (preferred), a minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting and finance experience that includes 2+ years of contract and project accounting experience and proven success as an accounting manager or an equivalent role within a service organization. Thorough proficiency in accounting principles and procedures (GAAP, financial reporting, etc.) and operational familiarity of IT/Business Systems Infrastructure and Software (CRM, invoicing systems, etc.) also required.

For additional information or to submit your resume, please email Amy at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.


Corporate Counsel

Our client, InnovAge, whose passion and mission is helping seniors live life on their terms, is seeking a Corporate Counsel (CC). The position will ideally be located in Pennsylvania, with an option to work remotely within the central Northeast region and who can easily access the Eastern Pennsylvania and Virginia areas.

The Corporate Counsel reports to the Chief Legal Officer and will work as part of the legal, compliance and regulatory team. The CC will handle a variety of legal matters, provide legal support to the IT department, legal advice on a variety of business matters, as well as provide support to the Compliance Officer. This position is responsible for drafting and reviewing a variety of contracts, including software licensing and service agreements; handling procurement matters; providing general health care regulatory and compliance advice; along with handling transactional matters and M & A work.

To view the position specifications please click here.

To apply please send your resume to Amy at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.

Deputy Director/Chief Financial Officer
We are seeking a Deputy Director/Chief Financial Officer.  DURA was created by the City and County of Denver in 1958 to assist in the redevelopment of blighted property and help foster the sound growth and development of Denver.  Working with residents, businesses, civic leaders, area developers, and financing institutions, DURA provides financial assistance to support redevelopment activities throughout Denver. 
We seek an innovative, process-minded leader to bring “fresh eyes” to the Authority’s finance, housing, and redevelopment operations. As a key member of the Executive management team, this newly created role of Deputy Director/Chief Financial Officer (“Deputy Director”) will report to the Executive Director and have significant interaction with the Board of Commissioners. The Deputy Director will assume a strategic role in the overall management of the Authority.
Qualifications Sought:
• An undergraduate degree is required with an advanced degree preferred. 
• CPA certification is strongly preferred. 
• Significant (ideally five or more years) financial and management experience preferably in a governmental and/or quasi-governmental organization. 
• Demonstrated (ideally three or more years) of staff management experience. 
• Knowledge of governmental accounting in accordance with GAAP, Government Accounting Standards, OMB Circulars A-133, A-100 and A-122, CDBG program regulations and compliance requirements, and appropriate Code of Federal Regulations sections. 
• Demonstrated knowledge of public financing processes. 
Detailed position specifications are available by clicking the link below: 

To apply please send your resume to Connie at connie.davis@eflassociates.com

Director of Human Resources
Located in Leawood, KS, our client is a leader in essential assets and income investing. They seek a Director of Human Resources. Reporting to the CEO, the Director will be responsible for leading the overall strategy and execution of the human resources function across the Tortoise family of companies. 
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years in Human Resources with 5+ years in HR leadership roles supporting business units and associates in multiple U.S. locations with a minimum of 5 years with a start-up or high growth operation. We seek an HR professional with a business-minded, pragmatic approach and a demonstrated ability to think strategically and be nimble, recognizing that one size doesn’t fit all.
This in an exciting opportunity to join one of Kansas City’s recognized “Best Places to Work.”
For additional information or to submit your resume, please email Cindy at chayward@eflassociates.com.


Director of Internal Audit
Our client, Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA), is seeking a Director of Internal Audit, to develop and implement a comprehensive internal financial, procedural and compliance audit program, for one of the country’s outstanding public retirement systems.  PERA, headquartered in Denver, provides retirement and other benefits to the employees of more than 500 government agencies and public entities in the state of Colorado.   
The Director of Internal Audit reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees but works closely with the Executive Director and senior leadership team. The Director of Internal Audit will oversee a budget of $1.3M and a staff of 4-5 professionals.

To APPLY please email your resume to Lauren McElderry at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.




Executive VP of Operations
Our client, a niche-oriented professional services firm in Kansas, seeks an EVP of Operations.  The EVP of Operations reports into the President/CEO and will provide day-to-day leadership and management to the growing organization.
The ideal candidate will possesses:  Minimum of six to ten years of success in a senior management role inside a service oriented business, proven understanding of and experience in shared services business functions (HR, finance, legal, sales & marketing, IT, client services, product development), successful oversight of contract administration and outside vendors, demonstrated competency in the areas of organizational development, personnel management, strategic planning, budgeting and business development and working knowledge of data analysis techniques and performance operation metrics.


For additional information or to submit your resume, please email Amy at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.


Portfolio Manager – Currency Program - Internal
Our client, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS or Fund), a $220 billion retirement system, is seeking a Portfolio Manager-Currency Program-Internal, a newly created position. The Currency Management Program – Internal (the Program) is housed within the Fixed Income Unit of the Investment Branch; comprised of approximately 160 individuals, including 135 investment professionals.
Under the general direction of the Director of Fixed Income, the Portfolio Manager is responsible for developing and managing the day-to-day implementation of the Program within the Fixed Income Unit and will oversee an Associate Portfolio Manager and an Investment Officer.  One of the objectives of this position will be to grow the Program and increase the value add.   
The ideal candidate will have been an integral part of an internal currency management program for a significant time, ideally 5-7 years. An undergraduate degree in finance, economics, business or a related field is required.  An advanced degree, the CFA designation, or the CMT designation will be viewed favorably.
CalSTRS’ Investment Branch was recently named as one of the best places to work in money management by Pensions & Investments magazine for the second year in a row (and the third time overall).  It is the first public pension fund ever to receive this distinction.  CalSTRS also was honored as winner of the Innovation in Industry Award for public pension plans over $15B in 2011 by aiCIO magazine.  
The base salary range is $172,000 - $258,000 with potential incentive compensation of up to 75%.
To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.


Global Vice President of Finance

The Global Vice President of Finance (VP) will be the senior leader responsible for financial strategic planning, financial analysis, budgeting and reporting, risk management, investment portfolio management, currency exchange management and internal auditing. The VP should have the leadership, drive, financial expertise and partnering skills to take Children International’s financial planning and analysis practices to new heights. To enable the transformation, we are looking for an extraordinary thought leader, people leader, and a savvy business person, who is a passionate advocate for children and an ethical owner of the cause.


  • Lead the transformation of the Finance unit from an accounting and reporting function to a valued strategic partner that maximizes both fundraising and child impact and builds confidence and integrity around the world.
  • Provide financial leadership to the processes of integrated strategic planning, forecasting, revenue modeling, budgeting, resource allocation, cost-benefit analysis and financial reporting.
  • Proactively assess financial performance and identify future considerations or strategies to engage leadership and the Board of Directors in long range planning and direction setting.
  • Communicate financial results and dashboards of performance with proactive clear analysis, insights, and perspectives of the organization’s financial performance to the Executive Team, Budget and Finance Committee, and Board.


  • 10 years of senior management experience in a senior finance role working with a budget of $100 million at a minimum. Experience in a global operation a plus.
  • MBA or CPA required. Experience working for a not for profit preferred but not required.
  • • Experience streamlining and refining financial processes in global operations. Ability to create tools and processes to increase efficiencies, improve data integrity and strengthen auditable work practices worldwide.
  • Strong knowledge of business processes in strategic planning, financial modeling, budgeting, financial reporting, cost benefit analysis, financial portfolio management, currency exchange, global funds transfers, cost accounting and risk management.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2883.


Our client is a family owned state chartered bank celebrating 68 years in business.  It is not only unique in its contribution to the urban core of Kansas City but also in how it operates.  It is comprised of three main business lines:  the commercial bank, the Community Development Financial Institution and Central Payments, which is an issuer and program sponsor of prepaid debit card solutions.

The President will report to the Vice Chairman and CEO.  The opening is a result of careful transition planning of the current incumbent.  The President will have a leadership role for planning, implementing and successfully achieving organizational and fiscal objectives.  As such, s/he will be accountable for all facets of the bank’s operations, organizational budgeting, as well as talent management decisions.  This individual will serve as the primary external face of the organization. Additionally the successful candidate will be a key business development leader.

Qualified candidates will possess:  Broad-based knowledge of commercial and consumer lending, banking operations, retail banking, consumer compliance and management of a securities portfolio; a demonstrated track record of management leadership is required with a background in evaluating, motivating and mentoring staff; possess a sincere interest in community involvement and a strong record of business development expertise; and be analytical by nature with a solid understanding of the budgetary process.

For more information or to submit your resume contact kfaust@eflassociates.com.


President & Chief Operating Officer

Our client, along with its stakeholders and strategic partners, is leading the transformation of the Kansas City region into a nationally recognized center of excellence in life sciences research, development, and commercialization. The President & CEO (P&CEO) will promote the advancement of life sciences initiatives by leading and directing overall operations. S/he will ensure the organization’s continuation and growth by leading strategic and business planning and promoting life sciences and related technology capabilities and resources in the Kansas City region. The P&CEO will provide general management in the areas of budgeting, staffing, staff evaluation, and policy development. S/he will serve as the Positional Director on the organization’s Board of Directors.

Qualified candidates will possess: Demonstrated senior leadership experience in a research and development organization or related field; broad background with a significant record of accomplishment in R&D, business development, technology assessment, health care, a company startup, venture capital or a public service field related to life sciences; extensive experience working with a wide variety of functional disciplines (technical, communications, public policy economic development, etc.); and an MD, DVM and/or PhD degree in life sciences or a related field is strongly preferred.

To submit your resume or for more information about the position, please contact Kristen Faust at kfaust@eflassociates.com or Patti Broderick at pbroderick@eflassociates.com.

Vice President - Finance & Treasurer
Our client, a nonprofit institute focused on basic biomedical research, seeks a VP – Finance and Treasurer.  The Institute’s research programs focus on basic biomedical research in genetic model organisms as a way to understand how cells function and to decipher what goes wrong when they malfunction. The VP–Finance will assume a strategic role in the overall management of the organization by leading budgetary process, financial reporting and performance analysis. S/he will act as a trusted business advisor in establishing and executing corporate strategies that link financial goals and business objectives across all aspects of the organization. The VP–Finance will report to the Chief Financial Officer and work alongside the organization’s Corporate Controller. 

Qualified candidates will possess: Ten or more years of finance, budgeting, capital, decision support, and treasury leadership experience in a complex organization; strong financial analysis skills, as well as treasury and investment experience – including hands-on, first-chair expertise in managing, directing, and negotiating with commercial banking, and interrelated entities; and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance plus an MBA or CPA.

For additional information or to submit your resume, please email Patti at pbroderick@eflassociates.com.


Vice President - Franchise/Business Development
We are seeking a Vice President of Franchise Development for our client, the largest worldwide independent distributor of electronic components - offering sourcing and supply chain solutions to customers worldwide in the semiconductor and electronic components industry. Located in Houston, TX, the newly created role will lead Smith’s “greenfield” efforts to develop a “franchised distributor channel” that will complement the traditional sales and business development channels that have been so successful for the company throughout its rich history.

A driven, creative thinker with a growth mindset will be critical to success. Strong knowledge of electronics distribution and the high tech manufacturing industry with previous industry experience is required – a minimum of ten years’ experience is anticipated. Franchise electronics distribution experience will distinguish more sought after candidates.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information.

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

Our client, Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, is seeking a Vice President of Talent Acquisition, a new position to build, lead, and drive the talent acquisition strategy and support the company’s continued growth. With $1.2 billion in revenue and 5,200 employees in offices across the globe, Epiq is seeking a high-energy executive who possesses at least 10 years of professional experience, including a background leading recruiting teams/practices in a professional services environment in organizations with $500M+ in revenue.

This position could be located in New York, Atlanta or Kansas City.  For more information or to make a referral, please contact Kathryn Bradley at kbradley@eflassociates.com

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