“By working with these experienced business professionals, we were able to implement and test in six months the appropriate framework that allowed us to pass a SOX audit with no deficiencies and a financial audit with no adjustments.”

A Divisional CFO



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Ken Highfield, Managing Director

Ken is a co-founder of the Exceder Group and has more than 25 years of senior financial and operational experience with start-up organizations to large multinational corporations in all industries. Ken specializes in helping clients achieve world-class transformation through “best in class" processes, risk mitigation, and information technology solutions. Ken is recognized for his integrity, people leadership, consensus-building, financial knowledge, and unwavering commitment to make his customer successful.

Jim Booher, Managing Director

Jim is a co-founder of the Exceder Group and has more than 15 years of management consulting experience. Jim has expertise in program management, business process improvement, outsourcing, RFP development, strategy execution and systems implementation support. Prior to the Exceder Group, Jim was a project manager with consulting and public accounting firms. Jim is recognized for providing new ideas and insights to solve client’s specific needs and sharing best practices to help them operate more efficiently and profitable.

Jim Barkhuff, CPA, Managing Director

Jim has more than 25 years of experience with a wide range of accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and controllership assignments. His experience includes accounting policy & procedure development, business system design & implementation, business process & practice re-engineering, R&D acquisition, and investment evaluation, and business controls. As a Finance professional, Jim is recognized for his integrity, people leadership, financial knowledge and his ability to make his customer successful.

John Anderson, CPA, CISA, CITP, Director

John has more than 25 years of experience as a leader in a wide range of Financial and Operational roles in a variety of industries, at both mature and start-up companies. He specializes in the role of an Agent of Change. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies to IPO’s. Engagements vary from interim CFO, to Forensic Accounting, to Off-Shore Business Tax Strategies. John is an expert in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, IT Security and is now including work in IFRS. John’s engagements are noted by his integrity and his consuming drive to insure his client’s success!