Barry A. Peters is the CEO & Founder of Premier Tax & Finance, a firm providing tax and financial management services to start-ups, small businesses and individuals. Peters has more than 20 years experience as the CFO of multiple start-up companies and has been a senior finance executive with Fortune 100 companies such as United Technologies, Quaker Oats and Rheem Manufacturing.
Peters' startup clients have ranged from real estate development, telecommunications, software development – on-line and publishing, and medical – dialysis centers and electronic medical records. Peters specializes in tax planning and preparation; CFO services; and fundraising. He has helped raise over $100 million for his clients ranging from $50,000 to $50 million.
Peters earned his B.A. degree in 1980 from Northern Illinois University. He has his Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent, Certified Management Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor designations. Peters also has his Series 63 and 65 licenses.