May 1, 2013, Tysons Corner, Virginia – Cordia Partners, a leading accounting and financial consulting services firm in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area announced that Joseph F. Greeves (Joe), one of Cordia’s three original founders, recently joined the firm on a full-time basis, as one of its senior Partners. After successfully selling his former company GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq – GEOY) to Digital Globe (NYSE- DGI), in a transaction valued at over a $1 billion, Mr. Greeves has now joined Cordia Partners to lead its Recruiting and Staffing (CRS) operations, and to provide CFO consulting and advisory services to Cordia clients in the technology and professional services industries. Mr. Greeves has been the CFO of several prominent public and venture backed businesses over the last 25 years. During his career, he has successfully lead two Washington area IPO’s, developed the strategy for and executed numerous M&A transactions, raised over $700 million in capital for his companies, and was named the NVTC public company CFO of the year in 2010. He brings a new level of technical depth and experience as well as a high level of energy to the Cordia team.
Prior to joining Cordia Partners, Mr. Greeves served as the EVP and Chief Financial Officer of GeoEye, Inc., a $350 million revenue base, publicly traded, high-resolution satellite owner and operator providing leading edge imagery to its US Government and commercial customers, from its operations based in Herndon, Virginia. At GeoEye, Mr. Greeves was responsible for managing the company’s worldwide Financial, Accounting and Investor relations functions and was instrumental in completing the sale and merger of GeoEye into Digital Globe, valued at over $1 billion, in January, 2013. Prior to joining GeoEye, Mr. Greeves was the EVP and CFO of Managed Objects, a venture backed enterprise software company, which was successfully sold to Novell, Inc. in 2008. Prior to Managed Objects, Mr. Greeves served as a CFO consultant for Lazard Technology Partners, a $400 million venture capital fund. In this role, he mentored CFO’s from its portfolio companies, providing guidance on IPO’s, investment opportunities and general strategies. Prior to working with Lazard Technology Partners, Mr. Greeves was a SVP and the CFO of OPNET Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq – OPNT), a high-tech software development and consulting services business. His key OPNET achievements included developing its financial business model, leading its successful Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2000, and the successful negotiation and integration of several acquisitions. Prior to OPNET, Mr. Greeves served as the CFO of Fusion Systems Corp., a publically traded high-tech equipment manufacturer, acquired by Eaton Corp. for over $350 million in 1997 and Ogden Environmental and Energy Services, a publically traded professional services firm, whose revenue grew from $40 million to over $200 million during his tenure.
Mr. Greeves began his career at Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte) as an audit supervisor. He earned his bachelor degree in accounting from the University of Maryland. He is a native Washingtonian and was a named the NVTC public company CFO of the year for 2010.
About Cordia Partners
Cordia Partners is a leading provider of business advisory, finance and accounting, recruiting and staffing services to firms in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region. Since 1999, Cordia has been successfully delivering these value added services to its broad local client base. For more information, visit us at www.cordiapartners.com.
About Cordia Recruiting and Staffing
Cordia Recruiting and Staffing (CRS) is a trusted resource helping companies search and find the best qualified financial executives and managers for their organization. CRS provides these recruiting search, placement, and interim services primarily in the areas of finance, accounting and contracts management throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. For more information, visit us at www.cordiars.com.