Marc Rubin brings to ArcPoint Partners over 20 years of executive financial and operational management within the software development, biotechnology, manufacturing, and retail industries. Marc’s specialty is in designing processes and managing operations for accounting, finance, human resources and other business functions. He places a strong emphasis on budgeting, forecasting, cash flow modeling, and communication of financial performance metrics to non-financial executives, venture capitalists, and angel investors. Marc’s hands-on entrepreneurial experience in building and leading successful businesses through the corporate life cycle: startup, raising capital, hyper-growth, IPO and acquisition brings a valuable skill set to our clients.
Marc has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer at several well-known and successful startups in the Mid-Atlantic region. Most recently Marc was part of the Executive Team at GoCanvas (Reston. VA), an industry leader in mobile forms and work process automation. As CFO/CAO, he helped guide the business through multiple financing rounds and years of rapid revenue and headcount growth. Marc also served as Vice President, CFO/CAO at Sequoia Software (XML–based solutions) from the company’s startup stage through growth to 250 employees. At Sequoia, he worked through three private financings, a successful IPO (NASDAQ: “SQSW”) and acquisition by Citrix Systems. After Sequoia, Marc served as CFO of Sourcefire (Network Security) from startup, through 2 rounds of venture capital financing and hyper growth. Sourcefire subsequently completed an IPO (NASDAQ: “FIRE”) and sale to Cisco. Prior to working with emerging businesses, Marc worked in finance and accounting management positions at Black & Decker and London Fog.
Marc is well known and respected in the venture community, by venture banks, large accounting firms, and technology law firms and has served as a financial advisor to dozens of emerging technology companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Marc holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting and an MBA from The University of Baltimore.
Steve Scribner brings to ArcPoint Partners over 20 years of accounting and finance leadership within the software development and information technology industries. Steve has extensive experience in M&A, capital raises, and scaling operations. As a key stakeholder in numerous strategic transactions, including post-acquisition integration, Steve brings valuable experience to our clients that are pursuing inorganic growth, capital events, or that have complex accounting transactions, including revenue recognition.
Steve has served as CFO and VP/Controller for several successful technology companies. Most recently, Steve was the CFO of Force 3, a leading provider of secure network products and services for federal government agencies and healthcare companies. While at Force 3, Steve partnered with the CEO to execute a growth and optimization strategy achieving significant growth in revenue and EBITDA. Because of Force 3’s success, Steve led the company through a strategic sale process that resulted in a substantial return on investment for shareholders. Steve also served as the VP/Controller for Metastorm, a multinational software company; (acquired by OpenText Corporation in February 2011 for enterprise value of $182M). Steve played a key leadership role in the growth of this PE-backed, start-up software company that grew revenues from scratch to $80M, including 50% inorganic, and expansion of its market footprint to include subsidiaries operating in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Steve has built a reputation for helping entrepreneurial-founded companies create shareholder value from inception to exit. Steve holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting from The University of Baltimore, and is a licensed CPA.