Bart Thielen has over 20 years’ experience managing growth companies as a key senior level executive. He has a proven track record to thrive in fast-paced environments and uses his entrepreneurial vision to drive operational and financial excellence. He has extensive experience in strategic planning and human resource development, helping companies meet their corporate objectives. Bart has guided companies in securing various types of debt and investment capital to support accelerated growth. His ability to develop sophisticated financial models has proven essential in providing companies with clear and concise direction.
Currently, Bart operates as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for a Blue Microphones, a consumer electronics company. He manages all aspects of the high growth company, which has been nominated to Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies eight consecutive years. Bart frequently spends time in China working with manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and new product introduction.
Bart has an extensive background in healthcare through his tenure at Pathway Diagnostics, a clinical trial laboratory supporting large pharmaceutical companies in biomarker testing and Specialty Laboratories, a leading research-based clinical laboratory with compounded growth of 45 percent. Bart has also been part of the executive team of a dental management company supporting growth through acquisitions.
Bart has established himself as a thought leader in the field of executive and financial expertise and has consulted with various businesses regarding strategy, growth and operations. He has been a guest speaker at various financial related venues presenting topics from prepping a company to sell to private equity to implementing a successful system conversion. Bart has also served as a director on several international boards during his career.