Chief Financial Officer
Matt Harper joined Vi-Jon in August 2017 as Chief Financial Officer. He has over 25 years of diverse financial experience spending the bulk of his career building and growing companies in a variety of industries and ownership structures.
Most recently, Matt was the EVP, Strategy & Corporate Development for Bull Moose Industries; a privately-held industrial manufacturer. In this role, Matt was responsible for developing and implementing the corporate growth strategy. He also led all merger and acquisition initiatives including deal sourcing, evaluation, negotiation, execution and post-closing integration efforts.
Prior to Bull Moose Industries, he spent 15 years at Express Scripts, a publicly-traded Fortune 25 healthcare company, serving in a variety of finance, strategy and M&A roles. During his tenure at Express Scripts, the company grew from less than $4 billion in revenues to over $100 billion. Prior to Express Scripts, Matt spent seven years with Premcor, an oil refining company controlled by The Blackstone Group serving in various finance, M&A, strategy and investor relations roles.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Missouri. In addition, he has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Designation.