Charlie MacMillan has been the Chief Financial Officer Early Stage Partners since its formation in 2001, and before that served in the same role for Capital One Partners.
Prior to joining Capital One, Charlie was the Vice President of Administration of Manco, Inc., a consumer products supplier of tapes, mailing supplies and house wares to the retail industry. Charlie joined Manco in 1990 as Senior Accountant when the entity had sales of $60 million. He quickly progressed through the finance department to become Vice President of Administration and a member of the Executive Committee by 1996. At the time Charlie left Manco to join Capital One, Manco’s sales had grown to over $175 million.
During his tenure at Manco, Charlie was responsible for finance functions and strategic initiatives. As Controller he supervised a staff of over 25, directing the accounts payable and receivable, general accounting, costing, internal control, financial and compliance reporting, budgeting and analysis functions. In 1994, he co-led a project to design and implement a comprehensive supply chain system across seven warehouses. In 1996, he co-led a project to relocate and consolidate company headquarters, manufacturing, and distribution to a greenfield location. The consolidation of facilities combined with a property tax abatement eliminated close to $2 million of annual costs. A simultaneous selection of a radio frequency warehouse management system saved $400,000 of annual labor costs.
Charlie is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A., 1985). He is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the AICPA. He began his career with Ernst & Young of Cleveland in 1985. By 1990, he was a Manager in the Entrepreneurial Services Group, providing audit, tax, and consulting services to a number of clients.
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