Eric D. Burgess
Eric D. Burgess — Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Eric Burgess has more than 20 years of financial management experience and has held senior management positions in various start-up, privately held, and large, publicly traded companies. His experience includes securing financing for these entities, from small-debt facilities to private and public offerings in excess of several hundred-million dollars. He also has extensive background in mergers and acquisition on both the buy and sell sides.
Eric was controller and chief accounting officer of Oakwood Homes, a publicly traded company with revenues in excess of $1.5 billion. Subsequent to Oakwood, he joined YOUcentric, a CRM technology company, where he helped sell the company to JD Edwards. Prior to his commercial industry experience, Eric was with the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers for seven years.
Eric is a certified public accountant with a B.S. in Business Administration and a Masters of Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.