Name:  Marlene A. Tehi, CPA

Title: CFO

ScaleCo/ECP Tenure: Marlene was the CFO of Evolution from 2010 to 2018 and has been the CFO of ScaleCo since its founding in 2018.

M&A Tenure/Experience:

Throughout her tenure at Ernst & Young, Marlene participated on the diligence teams for over 20 acquisitions for both public and private clients. She also contributed to the financial diligence for three IPOs. At Wastequip, she led the finance team through 12 acquisitions and resulting integration into Wastequip’s finance and accounting organization in 18 months. While at Evolution and ScaleCo, Marlene led the financial diligence on 10 acquisitions and oversaw accounting policies, procedures and reporting for 17 portfolio companies.

Areas of Expertise:

Marlene has over 35 years experience in conducting financial due diligence and deal evaluation, establishing and maintaining consistent accounting policies and procedures. Marlene also has extensive experience executing deal closings including coordination with target companies, attorneys, and other service providers. She has been responsible for ensuring portfolio company compliance with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reporting requirements.

Professional Highlights:

Marlene has thrived on educating and mentoring professionals throughout her career. She has built strong relationships based on mutual respect, allowing her to foster mutually successful completion of transactions. Marlene has earned credibility based on subject matter expertise for over 30 years. Her success throughout her career has been based on her ability to strategically organize information and bring order to chaos.

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Kolbe:   8-7-2-2 (Strengths: Specify, Systematize, Stabilize, Envision)