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Welcome to the AVL Growth team, Mark Borden!!

Amy Giggey  ·  July 11, 2018  ·  2 min

Mark Borden (Principal, Denver)

Mark is an accomplished senior finance executive with close to 20 years of success in various industries, primarily consumer products.  Prior to joining AVL, Mark was the VP of Finance at Bobo’s Oat Bars, a rapidly growing natural oat bar company.  At Bobo’s, he led the company through a Series A round of financing, built out a finance/accounting team, implemented financial controls, guided the business toward strategic targets, and oversaw all legal and HR activities.  Prior to Bobo’s, Mark was a financial management consultant providing a broad range of expertise to small businesses including strategic planning, financial modeling, capital financing, process improvement, and monthly financial metric management.  For 9 years, Mark held various management positions at Crocs (the footwear company) where he developed and implementing financial systems, operational controls, and key financial processes during its explosive worldwide growth.  He was an integral part of various strategic restructuring activities at Crocs which improved margins, profitability, and cash positions.  Prior to his time at Crocs, Mark worked in several different industries providing accounting, planning, and financial analytics, which built the foundation for his accounting and finance background and gave him a diverse knowledge base within other businesses.

Through Mark’s career he has proven to be a valuable asset for companies seeking guidance on growth, capital funding, financial management, and cash management tactics.  Mark has spent a large majority of his career developing comprehensive financial plans, analyzing financials, and initiating business actions necessary to grow.  He also has extensive experience with Excel and various other accounting and reporting systems which has enabled him to provide solid technical solutions.

Mark holds an MBA from Regis University and a BS in Finance and Information Systems from the University of Colorado Boulder.  Mark lives in Boulder with his wife and two kids and enjoys skiing, biking, and all things outdoors.