Holding nearly two decades of experience in domestic and international business with a focus on accounting, finance, and management, Mr. McCollum’s background also includes investment strategy, due diligence, mergers & acquisitions, compliance, fund structuring, fundraising, investor relations, and securities. He holds a Certified Public Accounting license.
Mr. McCollum has overseen financial operations for publicly traded and privately held companies in industries including pet health and wellness, real estate investment & development, mining, and nutraceuticals.
Before his role as Dalrada’s CFO, Mr. McCollum helped form Bona Vida pet company, where he also served as Chief Financial Officer. Bona Vida and TruPet merged into Better Choice Company Inc. (ticker: BTTR), where Mr. McCollum served as Corporate Secretary and SVP of Corporate Finance. There, he oversaw the acquisition of Halo Purely for Pets. Mr. McCollum guided several 10-Qs and its 2019 10-K with audit firms RBSM and Ernst & Young. He has also guided several foreign listed public companies on international cross-listing to U.S. public exchanges.
Mr. McCollum earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Montana.