About Us

 

Shane Bender  |  Founder

Shane Bender, CPA, serves as a CFO and financial consultant for multiple businesses and nonprofits. In January 2016, he launched Bender CFO Services Inc. to help small organizations gain finance and accounting intelligence to develop strategic growth, measurable results, and ultimately financial success. He spent over 15 years in the corporate world as a Controller, Director, VP of Finance, and other financial roles. In 2018, he published Forecast Your Future: How Small Businesses Exchange Stress and Chaos for Cash and Clarity.  He has an MBA from Baylor University.  He lives in Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife, Holly, and four children.

Industry Focus: Services, Digital Marketing, Non-Profit


Dale Shover  |  Fractional CFO

Dale Shover has over 15 years of financial experience in roles ranging from Senior Analyst to Regional CFO with companies of all sizes from startup to Fortune 500.  Today Dale is focused on (and passionate about) helping small businesses and entrepreneurs achieve success through strong financial insight and discipline.  He has a proven track record of improving profitability and delivering measurable results through rigorous analysis, command of the numbers, and planning for the future.  Dale’s areas of expertise include budgeting and forecasting, strategic planning, reporting, accounting, and more.  Dale earned an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin and a bachelor’s degree with a double major in Finance and Economics from Trinity University.  He lives in Dallas with his wife and two children.

Industry Focus: Services, Energy, Software, Telecom


Jennifer Henry  |  Controller

Jennifer Henry most recently served as CFO at The Marketing Arm, a division of Omnicom Group.  She worked in finance for the Omnicom Group of agencies for over 23 years.  During her tenure, Jennifer played a central role in all aspects of financial and operational management including forecasting, financial reporting and analysis, acquisition integration and internal controls.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting from the University of Kansas.  Jennifer resides in Dallas with her husband and three children.


Mission Statement

We are a financial intelligence firm that helps growing businesses and nonprofits get complete visibility into, and command of their financials so that they can maximize growth.

 Values

Forward Thinking – We provide financial wisdom that looks into the future to assess risks and provide clarity through financial forecasting and analysis.

Active Listening – By constantly asking questions, we learn our client’s concerns and desires so we can provide guidance, tools, and processes to meet their needs.

Continuous Improvement – We are always learning, reading, and trying new things so that we can be on top of the best ideas, systems, processes, and tools so we can share these with our clients.

Growth Oriented – Growth is essential for success. We coach our clients to see their business from a mindset of abundance and potential.

Servant Leadership – We know the best leaders also serve in a way that is kind, thoughtful, and respectful. We do what it takes to do the job well and take ownership.

Unyielding Integrity – Accurate financial reports and prudent guidance are necessary. We provide objective and unbiased advice.