CFOs. Executives. Entrepreneurs.

AcceleratingCFO is a New York-based fractional CFO firm that makes it possible
for entrepreneurs to benefit from over 40 years of senior Fortune 500 experience.

Scott H. Margolin
Co-founder & Managing Partner

Over the past two decades, Scott has provided senior finance leadership to public companies worldwide, principally within the entertainment, media, and technology industries. ...

Over the past two decades, Scott has provided senior finance leadership to public companies worldwide, principally within the entertainment, media, and technology industries. Scott has held leadership positions with global brands, such as Warner Music, Barnes & Noble, and Fox Television. As Vice President of Finance at FOX, Scott drove a business transformation that contributed to a 50% increase in profits. Scott began his career with Price Waterhouse working with media/technology giants such as Sony Corporation of America and Pearson PLC.

Scott is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of New Jersey and has a BS in Accounting from Seton Hall. An Automobilist and a lifelong musician, he has performed throughout the USA and Canada. Scott resides in coastal New Jersey.

Brian F. Califano
Co-founder & Managing Partner

Brian Califano has provided senior finance leadership at some of the biggest names in the media and entertainment industry, including the McGraw-Hill Companies, Viacom, CA Tec...

Brian Califano has provided senior finance leadership at some of the biggest names in the media and entertainment industry, including the McGraw-Hill Companies, Viacom, CA Technologies, and the NHL. Before starting AcceleratingCFO, he was most recently the Vice President & Corporate Controller of SFX Entertainment, where he led the live music entertainment company from its start up phase through an initial public offering on NASDAQ .

Brian is a certified public accountant in New York State.  He has a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University and an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Finance at New York University.  He currently lives on Long Island, New York with his wife of twenty years (and high school sweetheart) and two daughters.