Karla Horwitz

Founder and CEO
Karla has spent much of her career providing guidance to companies in transition through growth stage to IPO/Sale. She has served as an Advisor and/or CFO to high growth companies for over 25 years. Prior to starting the Horwitz group,  she was the CFO of  PopCap games, and led the CFO advisory practice at Arthur Andersen with clients such as Real Networks, VoiceStream (now T-Mobile), Monet Mobile, Getty Images, WRQ/Attachmate and large family offices.

Karla’s passion and expertise is in facilitating effective growth at a strategic financial level and supports them with top finance and accounting talent. Ms. Horwitz has worked with companies in the gaming, telecom, mobile, enterprise software, social media, consumer packaged goods, real estate, hospitality, professional services and entertainment industries.  Karla graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and  she holds FINRA Series 63 and 79 licenses and is a registered representative of an independent broker/dealer, FNEX Capital, Member of FINRA/SIPC.

Moving at the pace of technology, with the integrity of experience

The team at The Horwitz Group comprises former CFOs, controllers, auditors, accounting managers and finance directors who can work with your team on an interim or temporary project basis to deliver the you need to take your business to the next level.Unlike “CFO-for-hire” agencies who believe that one size of consultant fits all, we take the time to understand your unique business goals and absorb your corporate culture.

Combining timeless CFO/COO leadership skills with the latest technology industry best practices, our specialized team of strategic advisors and tactical accounting experts work with you side-by-side to achieve your goals while respecting your culture. In addition to the core team shown below, we also have an extensive team of additional personnel and a rolodex of vetted financial and operational advisors and industry contacts that we leverage for specific client engagements

Strategic and hands-on support for every stage of your business

Over the past two decades, we have forged an unmatched reputation for hands-on care and cultivated deep experience within the technology sector. Having the right team of advisors in place can make the difference between achieving your operational and financial goals or suspending them.

  • We operate from a place of opportunity and abundance, always with a focus on what is in our client’s best interest
  • Any work we do for our Client is with intentionality around stage-appropriateness and cultural alignment
  • We choose the Clients we want to work with—ensuring a great fit both ways (win-win)

You can always expect with the Horwitz Group:

  • One point of contact managing your relationship with the Finance and accounting function, from scalable systems/processes through complex strategic issues
  • Adding incredible experience and expertise to your team, with full time accessibility, at a fraction of the cost of a full-time in-house role
  • A whole team of Horwitz Group finance and accounting experts collaborating to bring you the right solution
  • Allowing you the time to focus on your business success, without being distracted by Finance and accounting issues!