Doug Farnsworth

Doug Farnsworth

Turnaround Start-up Growth ChangeMgmt

Mesa, Arizona (Phoenix, Arizona Area)
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Doug Farnsworth's Overview

  • President at Farnsworth Financial Services
  • President & CEO at CEO's 4 Christ. LLC
  • Director Operations & Administration at Crosswalk Lutheran Ministries
  • affiliate at eVantage Financial
  • Chair at Convene
  • President & CEO at Auto Safety House
  • Senior VP at Burnham Service Corporation
  • President at Burnham Canada
  • President at Burnham Van Lines
  • President & CEO at Farnsworth Relocations

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Doug Farnsworth's Summary


P&L / Marketing / Sales / Operations / Teambuilding / Investor and Bank Relations / Cost Control
Key Account Relations / Strategic Planning / Turnarounds / Start ups / B2B / B2G / B2C

An expert at building high-performance teams and exceeding ambitious objectives in both declining and expanding markets. Experience in electronic components, transportation services, manufacturing, logistics, food service, financial services and materials handling. Effective leading sales teams and distributor networks. Strengths…

• Maximizing market share, gross revenue, stakeholder value and EBITDA
• Transforming under-performing businesses into valuable corporate assets
• Identifying and removing obstacles to peak corporate, team and individual performance
• Leading diverse, multi-site, multi-national companies to record sales and profits

BS in Education, Ball State University. Executive Program, Financial Management, Northwestern University. Executive Management Program, University of North Florida. I am regarded as a trusted leader, a developer of people and teams, and a person who conveys a high sense of urgency, fun and integrity to business challenges.

Doug Farnsworth's Experience


Farnsworth Financial Services

June 2013Present (1 year 4 months) Arizona

Representing 14 insurances companies for mortgage protection, life and annuities.

President & CEO

CEO's 4 Christ. LLC

July 2007Present (7 years 3 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

An independently owned consultancy working with business owners and top level executives to build more significant companies.

Director Operations & Administration

Crosswalk Lutheran Ministries

September 2009June 2014 (4 years 10 months) Laveen, AZ

Management of Admin/Finance/Operations of a growing church and personalized staff coaching.


eVantage Financial

20142014 (less than a year)



Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Management Consulting industry

July 2008October 2009 (1 year 4 months) Phoenix

Leading a CEO and business owner forum in running business from a biblical perspective.

President & CEO

Auto Safety House

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry

May 2000June 2007 (7 years 2 months)

This company has three diverse divisions: school bus sales & service, trailer parts sales, and truck equipment upfitting. Revenues exceed $75M with operations in three states.

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

19992001 (2 years) Atlanta, GA

National 3PL provider of high value product transportation, warehousing and distribution.


Burnham Canada

December 1997May 1999 (1 year 6 months) Ontario, Canada

National warehousing and distribution company.


Burnham Van Lines

July 1990December 1997 (7 years 6 months) Columbus, Georgia

World-wide van-line operations.

President & CEO

Farnsworth Relocations

December 1985July 1990 (4 years 8 months)

Moving, storage, distribution

Doug Farnsworth's Certifications

  • AZ Life/Health License

Doug Farnsworth's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Director Administration

      CrossWalk Lutheran Church
      • Social Services
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Organizations I support:

      • The Lutheran Home Association
      • Arizona Lutheran Academy
      • Make-A-Wish® Arizona
      • Wounded Warrior Project

Doug Farnsworth's Skills & Expertise

  1. Start-ups
  2. Leadership
  3. Management
  4. Strategic Planning
  5. Mergers & Acquisitions
  6. Sales
  7. Entrepreneurship
  8. Executive Management
  9. Team Building
  10. Business Strategy
  11. Leadership Development
  12. Management Consulting
  13. Business Planning
  14. Budgets
  15. Coaching
  16. Strategy
  17. Turn Around Management
  18. Mergers
  19. Small Business
  20. Operations Management
  21. Training
  22. Organizational Development
  23. Business Development
  24. Program Management
  25. Process Improvement
  26. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  27. Supply Chain Management
  28. New Business Development
  29. Team Leadership
  30. Sales Management
  31. Strategic Partnerships
  32. Negotiation
  33. P&L Management
  34. Logistics
  35. Vendor Management
  36. Fundraising
  37. Nonprofits
  38. Public Speaking
  39. Executive Coaching
  40. Contract Negotiation
  41. Change Management
  42. Consulting
  43. Project Planning
  44. Account Management
  45. Business Process Improvement
  46. Forecasting
  47. Acquisition Integration
  48. B2B

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Doug Farnsworth's Education

Ball State University

Bachelor of Science (BS), Education


Activities and Societies: TauTauTau Fraternity, Athletic Trainer

Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne

Business Administration and Management, General

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