John Little has the dual role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer with Secretariat. He is based out of the firm’s global headquarters in Atlanta. Mr. Little oversees the operations of the firm including Strategic Planning, HR, Talent Acquisition, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Tax, and Technology. As a seasoned international executive, Mr. Little’s 25-plus years of expertise across the professional services sector covers a breadth of corporate finance and operational support for high-growth environments. His experience in this sector has provided him with a deep understanding of the unique needs of working in and supporting people-driven businesses across the globe.
Before joining Secretariat, Mr. Little spent 12 years serving as Chief Financial Officer for Alexander Proudfoot, a global operations consulting business. While there he led all accounting and finance operations, FP&A, business intelligence, treasury, tax, and IT.
Mr. Little lends extensive executive expertise to Secretariat, after having also served as Vice President, Finance, for Alexander Proudfoot in North America, and Corporate Controller at Management Consulting Group PLC. Mr. Little started his career with KPMG, spending eight years in various positions in both the UK and the US.
Throughout his career, Mr. Little has demonstrated his ability to work across global boundaries and lead finance and support functions in rapidly transforming environments.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.