Julie Furrier

OWNER/PRINCIPAL, KL FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS

Julie Furrier has more than twenty-five years of experience in the areas of accounting and finance and is currently the Controller of the Schawbel Companies.  Julie has served as the Chief Financial Officer or Controller for privately owned and publicly traded companies.  Past affiliations include The Boston Company Advisors, Inc., Town & Country Corporation, BioSafe International, Town & Country Fine Jewelry Group, L.G. Balfour Company, HealthGate Data Corp., Boston Microsystems, Flightview, Modular Genetics and aPriori Technologies.  Her areas of expertise include financial reporting, cash flow management, financial modeling and analysis, policy and process development and improvement, as well as transactional accounting.  Julie has worked with companies to negotiate and secure private funding including implementation and on-going support of asset based lending arrangements, as well as negotiation and management of lending agreements with commercial lenders.

Beyond traditional accounting skills, Julie also has experience in many aspects of human resource management and handles staffing and benefits as well as corporate insurance and compliance matters for many of her client companies.  Julie’s experience includes companies in a variety of sizes and industries including consumer products, software sales and development, biotech, manufacturing, and professional services.  This broad experience, across a variety of small and medium size companies has provided her the skills to range from gradual transitions to scalable financial growth.

Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Bentley University and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  She is a Notary Public authorized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Julie served as Treasurer of the United Brachial Plexus Network, a nonprofit organization that provides support to those affected by brachial plexus injuries.  She also serves on the Advisory Counsel of the Fitchburg University Business Department.