Rich Frankenheimer is a seasoned entrepreneur and CFO, with over 30 years of finance and operations experience. As a Partner in AVL Growth Partners, Rich has spent the past 5 years providing CFO services to over 35 high trajectory businesses, supporting 25+ rounds of equity/debt financings primarily in the technology, SaaS and manufacturing markets. Prior to joining AVL, Rich was the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of touchPoint Partners, an angel capital funded impact marketing firm focused on driving capital and awareness to triple bottom line companies through corporate social responsibility programs. Rich was also the CFO of SimAuthor Inc., a venture capital funded, software technology and services company, where he helped lead the company from start-up through successful acquisition. Rich co-founded and served as CFO for ClassiFACTS, Inc., a venture capital funded information technology company and has been the CFO/COO of several other early stage ventures.
Rich received a degree in Economics from the University of Colorado. He is a mentor at Galvanize and Watson University and is an advisor and director on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards.