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Are you a growth-minded business owner, entrepreneur, or executive? Is it time to create a clear road map for growing your business?
Backbone CFO is the answer you’ve been looking for. We bring financial leadership to the table by providing the guidance and perspective required to grow with confidence.
We help you create financial plans to realize your hopes and dreams while overcoming your fears and uncertainties.
All businesses face obstacles and opportunities. The difference between success and failure is your ability to navigate through the challenges and pounce on the opportunities that accelerate growth when they present themselves.
If you’re ready to stop going alone then you’re ready for Backbone CFO.
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What do our current clients look like?

Our team is intentional about the businesses we work with. We look for business owners who have bold aspirations and lead with a growth mindset.


Low End

$4M - $9M

Typical Range


High End

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20% Year-over-Year growth

Industries our current clients work in:
  • Automation Controls
  • Engineering Services
  • Custom Home Building
  • Home Improvement
  • Landscaping Contractors
  • Wealth Management
  • Accounting & Tax Services
  • Environmental & Sustainability
  • IT Services
  • Distribution
  • Real Estate
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • Non-Profit
  • Advisory & Consulting

Does this look like your business? Would you like it to?

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Client Testimonies

"Jim and his team has been an invaluable addition to our team in a time of restructuring and strategic growth. The insight and recourse they have brought to the table has given us the tools and confidence to make the changes needed for long term stability and growth."


"Jim and his team have been fantastic to work with. He helps us financially plan for several businesses. Together we have been able to strategize to maximize our financial goals."

Jason Jones, New Life

"Transformational financial guidance for business. A financial leader to guide you in the direction of growth."

Carlo Batts, Rittenhouse Appraisals

"Backbone CFO's Founder Jim Emerich has all the qualities one looks for in a service partner by consistently demonstrating: 1) exceptional responsiveness; 2) a high level of expertise; great listening skills that enable understanding of a client's needs; 3) unquestioned integrity; 4) a strong commitment to service excellence; and 5) fair pricing in comparison to the value of services. He instills these same attributes in all of his team members."

Salvatore LoDico, Trinity HR Consulting, Inc

"Business relationships along with strategic money and inventory management. One word - trusting! Jim truly cares about the numbers, the people behind those numbers, and the business as a whole."

Trae Lamborne, President/Egress Solutions

"Coming from a background in corporate America, I have experienced the importance of having a strong CFO to help guide business insights and decisions. When we launched TSOR Group, we knew we needed that same level of financial expertise to wisely grow and scale our business. Jim, Melissa, and the entire Backbone CFO team have inspired the trust and confidence required to move forward with boldness. We have enjoyed our partnership so much, we have even recommended them to our clients."

Garrett Laudenback, Co-Founder | TSOR Group

“Backbone CFO has provided clarity and visibility to our QuickBooks. With their help, our QuickBooks is accurate and reliable, providing a peace of mind to our entire team!”

Tim Bast, Owner, ForeverLawn of South Jersey

"Working with Jim has given me the ability to focus on my own company, my own vision. I have someone that I can trust with the strategic aspect. Someone who can tell me what I need to know, when to hire, and what to do, someone who listens, gives great advice and understands.”

Laura Thomas, President & CEO Ambassador Controls & Engineering

"You need the right team around you as a small business. Backbone CFO is the essential extension of your team. Jim takes it personally to advise you towards successful business maneuvering. Not only is he knowledgeable and experienced, he’s invested, forthright, and personal. It’s not just Backbone’s bookkeeping or financial advisement that is top notch... it's Jim's integrity and character."

Jeremy Cottingham & Josh Scull, Managing Partners Cottingham LTD

“It has been a pleasure to work with Jim Emerich and Backbone CFO. Their service is impeccable and their analysis timely for the growing group of companies I lead. I would highly recommend Backbone CFO to be your responsive partner in fulfilling your strategic financial needs and filling tactical gaps you may require from time to time.”

Sam Thevanayagam, President & CEO Parts Life, Inc.

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