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 Finance Partner

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.


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 Predictions for 2016

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This marks the ninth consecutive year for CMF publishing their annual predictions for the economy, socio-political issues, and industry trends. See how the actuals compared with the 2015 predictions and…

Fall 2015 Private Equity Survey Results

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On October 13th and 14th at the Association for Corporate Growth’s M&A East Conference, CMF met with more than 50 private equity funds to discuss the world of mergers and…


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PHILADELPHIA (October 29, 2015) – CMF Associates, a leading provider of financial, operational, and human capital solutions to private equity, middle-market, and small cap public companies, today released the results…

US Manufacturing

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BCG did a study last year of relative cost competitiveness for 2004 (blue bar) and 2014 (orange bar) for the countries noted below (PDF version here). It is interesting that all…