The leadership team at Starter Fluid LLC is comprised of former CEOs, CFOs, General Managers and sales and human resource leaders.
Founder & CEO - David Chapman
Over his 25+ year career, Dave has been helping companies accelerate growth and maximize financial performance for businesses in the wireless, software, professional services and manufacturing industries. He has hands-on experience in corporate finance, treasury management, strategic planning, financial modeling & forecasting, deal evaluation, and IPOs & SEC compliance.
As a CFO, Dave has helped raise over $100 million in capital for VC-backed and early-stage companies such as m-Qube, matchmine and Linkable Networks. He has also managed numerous M&A sell-side and buy-side transactions, including m-Qube's $250 million sale to Verisign. Other notable experiences include his term as a public company CFO for Primix Solutions and earning his CPA during his six years with Deloitte and Touche.
Dave holds a master of science in accounting from Northeastern University and a bachelor of arts in economics from Hobart College. Connect with him on LinkedIn.
Partner - Martin Glover
Marty Glover is a seasoned executive who has helped technology and services businesses deliver superior results for over 25 years. His professional experiences cover a range of blue chip brands like AT&T and BankBoston to fast-moving consulting companies such as Whittman-Hart and Primix Solutions. For nearly 10 years, Marty served as President & CEO of Burntsand, a Toronto-based business and IT consulting firm, and most recently held the CEO role at Tencap Sports LLC in Kansas City.
Marty graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in Business & Public Administration. Connect with him on LinkedIn.
Partner - Cassandra Kral-Dillon
Cassandra Kral-Dillon is an experienced finance professional who joined Starter Fluid LLC in 2017. Before joining the company, she was Vice President of Finance at Linkable Networks in Boston. Previously, held financial leadership roles for both venture-backed and public organizations, including global Internet Security leader Versign, global transaction processor Syniverse, e-commerce software company Art Technology Group and mobile gateway service m-Qube.
Cassandra graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA. Connect with her on LinkedIn.
Partner - Bill Stetter
Bill has served as CFO of six privately-held businesses with annual revenues of up to $80M, where he focused on accelerating growth and maximizing profitability. Three of these companies were backed by private equity firms. Bill has extensive M&A experience on both the buy and sell sides, including three exits that delivered exceptional value to founders and management. Bill began his career with Ernst & Young, where he earned his CPA, and he holds an MBA in Finance from New York University and a BS in Accounting from Fordham University.
Connect with him on LinkedIn.