Founder and Managing Principal
John has spent nearly his entire career in businesses or business units that are in a growth cycle. He has been on the consulting side and client side, with deepest experience in business intelligence and financial planning and analysis. Immediately prior to founding Series Next, John was the COO of a scaling startup, building its finance, business intelligence, and operations functions, and successfully preparing it for sale.
John was born and raised in New Orleans, though he spent time in Atlanta, Dallas, and Charlotte before settling "back home" in 2009. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Davidson College and a Master of Business Administration from Tulane University.
KENDALL SCALES GLADE
Kendall is a Fortune 100 and Big Four accounting alumna, and has worked in various roles both domestically and abroad. Her Finance background includes assignments in Venturing and Emerging Brands, Corporate Real Estate, Governance, Capital Management, and Internal Audit.
Kendall spent several years living and working in North Carolina, Georgia, and Germany before settling in New Orleans in 2019. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and German from Davidson College and a Master of Science in Accountancy from Wake Forest University.
ABOUT SERIES NEXT SOLUTIONS
Series Next Solutions is a Digital CFO: a group that handles back offices efficiently through digital transformation, with a focus on prioritizing processes and projects that deliver operating results. Whether that means working with a founder to scale the back office, or working with a private equity investor on the growth ambitions of a portfolio firm, we have the background to release CEOs from worries about business mechanics, enabling them to focus on expansion.