John Illges

CFO/Business Advisor

John is a CFO Business Advisor at Lucrum Consulting who enjoys navigating the ambiguity and complexity of financial data and finding clear, actionable strategies. He holds a Master's in Accounting from Auburn University and started his career at Accenture in their strategy consulting practice. Post-Accenture, John has worked with various startups around the world, driving growth and innovation in payment technology and automation software.

In his free time, John loves exploring Charlotte's food scene with his wife, Madison, taking long walks with his bloodhound, mountain biking, and reading. He's a huge advocate for teleportation technology with hopes that one day, he can ski and spearfish more frequently.

Recent Articles
Fractional CFO vs Interim CFO vs Part-Time CFO

Do I Need a Fractional CFO, Interim CFO or Part-Time CFO? What’s the Difference?

by: Lucrum Staff As a business scales, it reaches a point where more financial expertise is needed than existing resources can provide. …

Tempering Sales Optimism With Reality

When To Politely Turn Down A New Business Opportunity

By: Jeff Heybruck New business opportunities are, for good reason, exciting. But wise business leaders are able to take off the rose-colored …

QuickBooks Online Disaster Stories

QuickBooks Online Migrations Gone Wrong: 3 Cautionary Tales

by: Lucrum Staff With the approaching end of QuickBooks Desktop, more and more organizations are considering Intuit’s cloud-based QuickBooks Online. Our team …