Business is driven by people. Regardless of how desperate a situation may be, if the people have a will then there’s a way.
Hamstreet & Associates
Jeff Anspach is a strategic thinker with a strong operational and financial background, broad industry knowledge, and executive-level expertise in corporate finance, management, operations, and negotiation support. Jeff has served in the roles of CEO and CFO on permanent and interim bases throughout his career in corporate restructuring.
Jeff’s experience includes successfully guiding public and privately held corporations, both large ($10B+ sales) and small, to achieve operational improvements, carry out business plans, and implement cost reduction efforts. As a consultant, he has led due diligence engagements to facilitate business sales and acquisitions, provided financial modeling in a wide variety of contexts, and advised telecommunications and other companies on strategic planning, raising of capital, and gaining regulatory support.
Jeff excels in analyzing complex financial information and organizing it in ways that are easy to understand and manage. He creates practical and flexible financial projection models that provide the basis for business planning and help to identify opportunities for improvement and obtain financial support. Jeff is also a big-picture thinker who can quickly recognize and resolve problems that might impact the creation or implementation of a strategic plan.
Jeff started out his career as a CPA in public accounting in both audit and tax. His background also includes several long-term engagements with tribally owned businesses and economic development entities, including service as the CEO of a tribal economic development company for nine years and acting CFO of a tribally owned timber company for four years. Jeff’s other industry engagements have ranged from oil and manufacturing to agriculture, construction, and telecommunications. In each of these contexts he has successfully built and facilitated a diverse team that pulled together to obtain positive results.
Jeff has served on various boards and investment and economic development committees over the years. He is an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa and a U.S. Army veteran who has travelled extensively throughout Europe and the Americas. Just to make sure he has no free time, Jeff and his family own and operate a sustainable cattle ranch.