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Marie Meisenbach Graul
Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, MV Transportation, Inc.
Marie is an Audit Committee Financial Expert (as defined under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Rules regarding the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) with a background in consumer products, manufacturing, technology and distribution. Marie has been both a public and private equity operating Chief Financial Officer and has led an IPO, 20+ acquisitions and 5 sale transactions.
Marie is a senior financial and operations executive with more than 30 years of experience as an executive vice president, chief financial officer, operations officer, and treasurer in both global public and private equity owned companies. Her experience focuses on increasing profitability in consumer products, manufacturing, technology, and distribution markets. Marie was the EVP/CFO at MV Transportation, Inc., a North American transportation provider. Before MV, Marie was recruited as the EVP/CFO at Life Fitness, Inc., a fitness equipment manufacturer then a subsidiary of Brunswick Corporation. While recruited to spin out Life Fitness as a public company, it was ultimately sold to KPS Partners. Prior to Life Fitness, Marie was the CFO of MXD Group, Inc., a national retail transportation services company owned by Platinum Equity. MXD was a carve out from DHL and moved from negative EBITDA to positive Net Income over three years and moved to the #2 company in their omni channel market segment. MXD was sold to Ryder Systems at a 14x multiple in 2019. Marie also served as the EVP/CFO for the public company restructuring at Enesco Group, Inc. (ENC:NYSE) an international company in the retail manufacturing and distribution of figurines and plush toys. She led the team that sold Enesco to Tinicum Partners. Marie has led a successful IPO, acquired more than 20 companies, installed accounting best practices in two international ERP conversions, and had P&L responsibility. Marie started her career with Exxon USA, Inc., and then moved to Wall Street as a buy-side financial analyst.