CFGI, a National Leader providing of finance and accounting advisory services is expanding its RPA (Robotics Process Automation) team, with the addition of industry pioneers Brian Scheel and Robert Wells. RPA is a powerful tool that allows companies to automate highly manual, repetitive processes with the use of “robotics”.
Partner and National Leader of CFGI’s Finance Transformation Practice Andres Garzon announced, “with the addition of Robert and Brian and our expanding Robotic Process Automation team, our clients gain access to experts in automation strategy, process selection, end-to-end Robotic Operating Model implementation. ”
CFGI’s Robotic Process Automation team automates manual, repetitive and tedious processes. RPA imitates how a person manually interacts with a computer. By creating rule-based tasks that replicate a person’s interaction with a computer program, multiple processes occur at the same time. Robotic process automation has extraordinary and nearly immediate ROI possibilities in the form of potential cost savings, efficiencies and error reduction. Everything from general accounting to cash application accounts payable and receivable, payroll, budget validation, procure to pay, and more can be optimized with RPA. “Our team of experts at CFGI have supported more than 550 automation, saving nearly 300,000 hours of manual, tedious human labor hours,” stated Andres Garzon.
In his 20-year career, Robert Wells has founded and played key roles in multiple software and professional services startups. He has also launched innovation practices within larger organizations. He has deep expertise in Robotic Process Automation/Intelligent Automation (RPA/IA), digital transformation, business intelligence (BI), and strategic management advisory.
Most recently, his leadership in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) helped fuel the acquisition of Arrow Digital, (3x listed in INC 5000 fastest growing companies in America) by Cognizant Digital Engineering. Robert is a thought leader, speaker and author featured in; Robotic Business Review 2019 Predictions, Machine Design, OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit, South Florida Business Journal, Palm Beach Technology Association, Tech Talks and numerous blogs, articles and white papers. He is also a contributor to McKinsey’s Global Research Executive Panel.
Brian Scheel has a 23-year career advising executives on RPA, emerging trends, marketing technology, web content management, loyalty, and customer data platforms. He has worked for companies including Gartner, Sitecore, and SessionM. During his career, he has advised clients from many verticals including consumer packaged goods, insurance, media, technology, manufacturing, and banking. Brian has developed and led alliance relationships with UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, Amazon Web Services, Apple, Microsoft, and Sitecore.
Most recently, as Vice President of Sales and Alliances, he co-led the Arrow Digital RPA practice, inclusive of delivery and go-to-market strategy.
CFGI Co-CEO, Shane Caiazzo said “we are thrilled to have Brian and Robert as part of the CFGI team. Their proven leadership in this space provides our clients instant access to industry leading RPA know-how and expertise and provides CFGI another important tool to help our clients with the optimization of their processes. CFGI is committed to serving the office of the CFO with the highest value team to meet their compliance, reporting and operational needs and RPA is an important strategic asset that is transforming the way business is done.
CFGI is a unique and highly specialized financial consulting firm that is strategically positioned to help companies through a range of routine and complex business scenarios. As an extension of your corporate finance team, CFGI works alongside your internal staff, serving in a variety of roles – from technical accounting advisor to M&A support to Controller or CFO – and delivering seamless support services.