Merle McCreery

CFO Consultant

Mr. McCreery is a CFO who has worked with numerous private and publicly traded companies. He was worked with both start-up as well as established organizations. During his career, Mr. McCreery was CFO and Founder of ProStor Systems, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of disk based data storage and archiving systems.

While there he helped the company raise $24 million in venture capital financing from New Entereprise Associates, Sutter Hill and Boulder ventures. He also raised $5 million in growth capital and working capital financing from Western Technology Investments and Silicon Valley Bank.

Mr. McCreery was also CFO of Network Photonics, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of optical switches and subsystems for the telecommunications industry. While there he helped raise $107 million in venture capital financing, and secured $25 million in equipment financing.

Prior to that Mr. McCreery was VP of Finance for International Language Engineering, a localization and translation services company and Corporate Controller for Exabyte Corporation a manufacturer of data storage products.

Mr. McCreery specializes in troubled manufacturing, networking, data storage, telecommunications and software companies with a goal of analyzing the financial situation of the company and securing additional financing and/or a suitable buyer for the company.

Mr. McCreery assists Gerbsman Partners as a CFO in residence.