Answers with Impact

Your trusted partner for financial and operational consulting & talent
during transitions and transactions at middle-market and private equity-backed companies.

Private Equity’s Trusted Operating Partner for Finance and Financial Leadership

We stand apart in our ability to provide fully integrated transaction and transition focused financial, operational and human capital solutions in your times of highest need.

CMF Associates is now part of CBIZ, which, together with MHM P.C. is one of the nation’s Top Ten accounting providers. Please click here for more details.


Our M&A-focused solutions help your portfolio company through transitions, whether its due to acquisitions, rapid growth, or anything in between – we keep you on track.


CMF has worked with many middle-market private equity funds and their portfolio companies in the business services, consumer/retail, energy, healthcare and manufacturing sectors.


CMF has helped hundreds of private equity-backed middle-market businesses across the United States to navigate transactions and strategize their growth.

Thomas Bonney

Thomas Bonney

Founder and Managing Director

With more than 30 years of experience in strategy, finance, operations, technology, and business development, Tom brings an informed, comprehensive level of expertise to our client’s strategic and tactical issues across many industry groups (manufacturing, retail, professional services, technology, and pharmaceuticals).

Seth Goldblum

Seth Goldblum

Managing Director

Seth has over 20 years of financial accounting experience, specializing in generating profitable growth and facilitating solid long-term business alliances. His extensive experience in financial forecasting, budgeting, modeling and strategic leadership provides CMF and its clients the opportunity to achieve their optimum result.

Kathryn Kehoe

Kathryn Kehoe

Managing Director

Kathryn leads all aspects of CMF organizational design and talent acquisition services, including organizational assessment and redesign, as well as the recruitment, assessment, and selection of middle-market senior financial executives nationally for CMF clients.

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CBIZ Expands Presence in Private Equity Accounting Space

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Michael Cohn of Accounting Today spoke with CMF Associates founder, Thomas Bonney, about CBIZ’s recent acquisition of CMF and future growth plans for CBIZ CMF. Read full article here.

“It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again!”

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Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers

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Commentary by Thomas Bonney, CBIZ CMF Senior Managing Director. Read full article here.

Could Economies ‘Flood’ with Cash?

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