Don founded Seaforth Consulting in 2014 to work with owners and management teams to help build and improve their companies, and avoid the pitfalls that cause many businesses to underperform or even fail. His focus is on strategy, operations and finance and strives to ensure small and middle market clients are well positioned for growth, IPO or exit. As an advisor or interim executive, Don has worked with private and public companies in the fields of technology, biotech, manufacturing, distribution, retail, business services, and venture capital.
After graduating from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, Don joined a “big four” CPA firm in London, qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and worked in the mergers and acquisitions practice for ten years, during which time he relocated to the USA. In 2000 Don joined a private-equity portfolio company as worldwide CFO, and has subsequently enjoyed operating roles in venture capital and business services. Don lives near Boston with his wife and their four sons. He is an avid golfer and soccer fan, coach, and team driver.