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Les Ward Joins Leading CFO Services Firm SeatonHill as Newest Partner on the Texas South Team

Corporate Leadership | Financial Strategy | Organizational Transformation

HOUSTON, August 29, 2023 - SEATONHILL PARTNERS, LP, the nation’s fastest-growing strategic CFO services firm, is pleased to announce that Les Ward has joined as a Partner on the firm’s Texas South team.

Ward is an Operations and Finance executive with broad-based experience in the oil & gas, staffing/consulting, financial services, manufacturing, distribution, and technology industries. Among his many accomplishments, Les successfully led the restructuring and turnaround of an energy services industry leader, transitioning the company to a new banking relationship and leading the project team to complete a merger with a competitor of equal size. Beginning his distinguished career with a Big 4 accounting firm, Ward has served as a C-suite leader for many organizations and has held several Board roles. As a leader, he strives to set an example for respect, common courtesy, hard work, honesty, and fiscal responsibility.

“It is incredible to have Les join SeatonHill as a Partner on our Texas South team. His deep C-suite level experience across an array of sectors and projects will undoubtedly be highly beneficial to our organization and our clientele,” shared John Ball, co-founder and CEO of SeatonHill.

“I am excited to work with SeatonHill clients and share the knowledge and strategic expertise I have gained throughout my extensive career. I am passionate about taking on challenging projects and seeing them through to successful outcomes that elevate businesses, enhance profitability, and foster growth,” shared Ward.

Ward received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting & Finance from Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business.



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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