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Jay Goethal Joins Leading CFO Services Firm, SeatonHill, as Chicago Area Managing Partner

Updated: Dec 21, 2022

Corporate Leadership | Financial Strategy | Organizational Transformation

CHICAGO, November 22, 2022 - SEATONHILL PARTNERS, LP, the nation’s fastest-growing strategic CFO services firm, is pleased to announce that Jay Goethal has joined as Area Managing Partner in the firm’s Chicago office.

Goethal has 25+ years of multi-functional experience in small to mid-size multinationals, startups, and family run business. His career is centered around general management, operations, and sales with highly developed financial skills. Additionally, he has valuable experience managing crises. Jay has excelled as CEO, CFO, and VP of Operations and is a passionate advocate that finance should be embedded throughout the business as a critical component of decision-making. His extensive knowledge and experience will serve as a tremendous asset to SeatonHill’s clients, with the ability to understand the unique needs of financial leadership and provide the ideal solutions for successful outcomes.

“Jay is a very welcome addition to an exciting market in the Chicagoland area. We are thrilled to have him join the SeatonHill team. He will add invaluable insight and guidance to our clients and firm Partners,” shared John Ball, co-founder, and CEO of SeatonHill.

“I look forward to supporting our clients and connecting them with industry-leading finance talent to guide critical business evolution, transformation, and growth. My experience working with a broad range of companies, from small to mid-size multinational businesses, reinforces my belief that a deeply qualified, been-there-done-that perspective, backed with financial data and expertise, are the best tools decision makers can have,” shared Goethal.

Goethal received a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.



SeatonHill provides organizations financial leadership with a strategic and operational focus by placing elite CFO talent to challenge the business and contribute to operational decisions to achieve results. With our curated talent, our financial leaders guide small and medium sized businesses through complex financial problems to mitigate risk and achieve organizational goals.

We are the fastest-growing CFO services firm in the nation, offering the power of combined thought leadership and the support of the country’s top financial talent to the benefit of all our clients. SeatonHill has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Houston, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, and Washington D.C.

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