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Bryan Graiff, CPA/ABV/CGMA, CVA, CFE, CM&AA

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Meet Bryan

Bryan has more than 25 years of diverse financial and operational C-level experience in public and private companies. His expertise spans various industries such as multi channel healthcare retail, consumer products, chemical manufacturing, professional manpower services, aerospace, public accounting and financial services. He has been involved in reorganizations, acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings throughout his entire career and provides diverse value-added service to every client.

Prior to joining Armanino, Bryan was the Partner in Charge of Brown Smith Wallace’s Transaction Advisory and Litigation Support Services practice. He has also held several leadership roles at public corporations and privately held companies. Some of his accomplishments include reengineering the finance department as Chief Operating Officer in charge of commercial sales for Life Uniform, where he successfully acquired 10 different businesses for the company and was promoted to CEO in 2013.

Bryan facilitated LMI Aerospace’s Initial Public Offering in 1998 as the Corporate Controller and conducted four strategic acquisitions. He was promoted to serve two years as a Director of Lean Operations before leaving to be the Corporate Controller for a $700M joint venture chemical manufacturing company owned by Solutia, Inc., FMC, Inc. and Monsanto. He also served as the first CFO for Whelan Security, one of the fastest growing and largest private security companies. He was in charge of developing the infrastructure and financial strategic planning to support their growth initiatives and break through the $100M plateau.

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Experience

Professional History

Community

  • St. Patrick Center - Treasurer, Finance Committee Chairman, Executive Committee Member
  • Enterprise Bank & Trust- Advisory Board
  • Telle Tire - Advisory Boar

Education

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Experience

  • Brown Smith Wallace LLP
  • Life Uniform
  • Whelan Security
  • ICL Performance Products
  • LMI Aerospace
  • Arthur Andersen
Industries Served