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Frank R. Hough, CCM

Frank R. Hough is a Managing Director and Senior Consultant supervising all management consulting activities at The Mentor Group. He is also a consultant with Mentor Securities. He has an extensive background in commercial banking, the energy and real estate sectors, and financial and management consulting. Mr. Hough has provided valuation counsel and strategies for increasing profits and value to numerous companies. His counsel has been applied to preparing companies for liquidity events. He also has completed numerous M&A transactions, both sellside and buyside. A particular specialty is finding working capital and/or growth financing to position companies for sale, acquisition, or public offering.

Mr. Hough's experience and expertise covers several financial and management disciplines. His activities span public, private, closely held, and non-profit firms, including the analysis, design, implementation, and management of systems and procedures for:

  • Accounting
  • Cash Flow System Design and Management
  • Trade Credit
  • Inventory Control
  • Human Resources
  • Liability Insurance
  • Employee Benefits/Insurance
  • Budgeting
  • Secured Lending
  • Receivables and Trade Financing
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Strategic Planning

Prior to joining The Mentor Group and Mentor Securities, Mr. Hough managed Hough Associates for 14 years, specializing in financial and management consulting. He also spent 10 years in the energy industry as Corporate Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for companies with annual revenues exceeding $1 billion.


MBA, Finance, University of Southern California
BA Cum Laude, Economics, University of Southern California

Professional Affiliations and Certifications

National Association of Corporate Cash Management, NACCM
Certified Corporate Cash Manager, CCM