Avenu welcomes James Barkman as the new Deputy CFO! James brings with him an impressive resume and a wealth of experience in various finance-related roles. In his new position, James will be responsible for supporting Carl Kumpf, CFO, in accounting, budgeting, contracts, procurement, and financial analysis.
Before joining Avenu, James spent 14 years at Conduent, where he served in a number of leadership roles, including Transportation GM, Public Sector CFO, SVP of FP&A, and COO. In these roles, he led global teams and gained extensive experience in finance, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, private and public financing, and business development. James has also worked in similar roles in the Student Loan, Media, Telecommunications, and Aviation industries.
James earned his MBA from the University of Maryland and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Wake Forest University. His educational background, coupled with his extensive experience in finance and business, make him the perfect fit for his new role at Avenu.
Please join us in welcoming James to the Avenu team! We are excited to see the contributions he will make to our company’s growth and success.