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.

Award Winning Solutions

CMF Associates recognized nationally for its post-transaction FORWARD™ Program.


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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CMF Associates Update: YTD April 2017

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Friends, clients, and colleagues in private equity-backed M&A: As portfolio company specialists who have worked with 138 private equity funds across 550+ portfolio companies, we continue to see the market…

Overheard at ACG InterGrowth 2017

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CMF Associates Expands Private Equity-Focused Executive Search and Recruiting Practice

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PHILADELPHIA/BOSTON (April 20, 2017) — CMF Associates, private equity’s preferred operating partner for finance and financial leadership, today announced Leslie Lazarus has been named senior client partner in the firm’s…