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Susan Echard Joins Leading CFO Services Firm SeatonHill as Newest Partner on the Central Team

Corporate Leadership | Financial Strategy | Organizational Transformation

PHOENIX, July 25, 2023 - SEATONHILL PARTNERS, LP, the nation’s fastest-growing strategic CFO services firm is pleased to announce that Susan Echard has joined as a Partner on the firm’s Central team.

Echard has over 35 years’ experience, both domestic and international, within Big Four and CFO roles. She has conducted an Initial Public Offering as well as a Private Placement Offering, playing an integral role in the development of the S-1 Registration Statement, as well as the Investor presentation deck for road show and investor relations presentations. Susan has also taken the lead in large-scale financing and SEC filings with numerous companies, including Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Tupperware, PetSmart, and CSK Automotive (now O’Reilly Auto Parts). Most notably, she has successfully raised over $250 million in private equity, facilitated over $300 million in credit, and spearheaded two company exits. Susan is also highly experienced in HR policy development, including recruiting and onboarding, corporate Insurance policies, employee benefits, and 401(k) programs. Additionally, she has implemented ERP, accounting, and tax compliance platforms and created efficient processes that enhanced internal controls in the accounting functions of many organizations through the consolidation of disparate reporting systems and the establishment of effective metrics and KPI reporting.

“Susan is an incredible asset for our Central team. She will make a huge impact for clients and our organization with her specialized expertise and depth of experience,” shared John Ball, co-founder and CEO of SeatonHill.

“I am thrilled to be joining the SeatonHill Central team in the Phoenix office. I am ready to hit the ground running and look forward to working with our clients to foster growth with strategic planning that enhances bottom line results,” shared Echard.

Echard received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from University of Michigan, Flint.



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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