Richard Calcote

Richard F. Calcote, CPA

Richard F. Calcote, CPA

Over 35 years as CFO and Corporate Controller in the US and overseas with multi-national organizations, including: Tecmarine Lines; Tropical Shipping; Tropigas International; Coordinated Caribbean Transport; and Gulf Oil Corporation (Venezuela).

Services Summary:  Providing value to Maritime Organizations through C-level management, contract negotiations, risk management, financial and IT consulting.  Recent engagements have included CFO Services for two cruise lines and a major international shipyard, redevelopment of financial data systems for a global containership line, consulting services for international startup companies, and numerous seminars and speaking presentations.

CFO Services:  Managed and developed accounting processes and procedures from the ground up, including all board and management reporting, and budgetary functions.  Implemented risk management and insurance programs.  Sought out and negotiated funding packages from international sources.

IT Project Management:  Completely analyzed legacy transportation and financial systems in preparation for upgrade to new global enterprise software.  Managed finance project team for new transportation software and interface into SAP Financial system.

Graduate of Tulane University with a Degree in Economics, and Masters Degrees in Business (MBA) and Accounting (MA).