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
We’ve been down the road you’re on
We have walked into leadership roles at growing firms and found cash-based books , files “stored” in shared inboxes, manual billing processes, and data waiting to be utilized. Because we have experience performing this work in-house, we understand where outside services are valuable.
We use your data to build intelligent processes and organizations
Your data is the most productive employee you’ll ever hire, and we can help you harness it. Our technology-enabled approach means we are always considering the tech angle, and we can execute it. Whether it is automating a process, evaluating a vendor’s integration capability, or implementing always-on reporting, we are a one-stop solution for adding meaningful intelligence to your organization.
We right-size our services to fit with your budget or scope needs
As our clients grow, their needs change. Often, that means we dig deeper into certain areas, and pass on others to full-time client staff.
Our services allow for this adjustment to happen as though we are simply an extension of our clients. Alternatively, if a client has a budget in mind, then we can right-size our scope to match the budget and highest priorities at the time.