Frank J. Cassanelli
Senior Managing Director & Principal
Frank J. Cassanelli is a Senior Managing Director and Principal of CF. With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Cassanelli has flourished as a senior leader in numerous finance, accounting, consulting, and advisory roles.
Mr. Cassanelli’s experience extends across a variety of finance and accounting areas ranging from middle-market to multi-billion-dollar companies; sample engagements include:
Delivered interim and crisis management support for a $2B multinational auto rental company with $10B in annual revenue. Directed the transformation of the accounting organization delivering both working and human capital efficiencies while mutually reducing internal control and audit risk. Implementation of enhanced processes delivered $5M+ in annual savings. Delivered significant audit support to meet public filing deadlines. In conjunction with treasury, led accounting through the issuance of $1B in variable funding rental car asset-backed notes through a European special purpose entity.
Supported a leading multinational auto and specialty finance company through the sale of $8B in assets to a multinational banking and financial services corporation. Managed the planning, execution, and integration of post-transaction projects. Directed the liquidation of the remaining $2B in assets related to real estate lending and middle market lending subsidiaries.
Prior to consulting, Mr. Cassanelli served in other key leadership roles for both public and private enterprises. Mr. Cassanelli began his professional career in public accounting.