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Jody Puffett Joins Leading CFO Services Firm SeatonHill as Newest Partner in the Chicago Area

Updated: Jul 7, 2023

Corporate Leadership | Financial Strategy | Organizational Transformation

CHICAGO, April 20, 2023 - SEATONHILL PARTNERS, LP, the nation’s fastest-growing strategic CFO services firm, is pleased to announce that Jody Puffett has joined as a Partner in the firm’s Chicago office.

Puffett is a highly results-oriented leader with over three decades of experience across multiple finance, actuarial, and technology disciplines. With a proven track record of positively influencing strategic and tactical organizational initiatives, she has partnered with stakeholders at all levels by building relationships based on accountability, reliability, and delivering results. Jody is adept with implementing formal and informal structures to enhance and streamline information flow to key stakeholders, with a demonstrated ability to understand, assess, and communicate pertinent factors, trends, and issues which impact a company’s business environment. Puffett has also earned the 2018 Digital Insurance Women in Insurance Leadership Award and the 2017 Iowa Women’s Foundation Ovation Award.

“Jody is an incredible addition to the Chicago team for SeatonHill, bringing her outstanding knowledge and experience to our clients. Jody will have great success leading clients with her actuarial expertise, vast stakeholder relations background, and much more,” shared John Ball, co-founder and CEO of SeatonHill.

“I look forward to supporting SeatonHill, advising them and delivering successful results. I enjoy utilizing my diverse skillset to build strong relationships and work collaboratively to achieve objectives and bottom line growth,” shared Puffett.

Puffett received a Master of Science in Tax from Golden State University and is a Certified Investments and Derivatives Auditor.



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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