Director of Development for Emerging
New Product Marketing Consultant
Roger P. Day is an entrepreneurial financial
strategist who consults with companies in the hardware, software,
retail and manufacturing fields. His proven skills include financial
management, business and strategic planning in addition to driving
the all-important financing process for early stage companies
that have limited resources. Day’s professional experience
is broad and varied.
As a Management Consultant, Roger worked with
the founders of an advanced materials start-up where he identified,
confronted and resolved management conflicts between founders
and financial backers, leading to additional financing. As Executive
Director and Director of Development of a not-for-profit organizations,
Day increased annual donation revenues by 50%, structured a Board
of Directors and committees to incorporate needed skill sets,
hired key management personnel, implemented long term strategic
business planning programs and introduced unique financial management
At Celtic Vision Productions Limited, Roger
was COO of a cable television production company with exclusive
rights to Irish programming. Here, he successfully maintained
operations and expanded the franchise, with the help of U.S.
and Irish advisers.
As a Turn-Around and Financial Consultant,
Day has often been engaged by privately held companies or their
investor to identify and resolve issues impeding growth, to make
recommendations on additional funding and organizational changes,
while implementing constructive solutions. He designed the strategy
for a management buyout, public offering and acquisition for
an international beverage company. As acting CEO, he recovered
capital from a software company during its wind down in order
to maximize value for its creditors.
Roger was Founder and Managing Partner of
Frontier Group, Inc. which was formed as a boutique investment
bank providing seed capital and fee-based consulting services
for start-ups and early stage companies. In this capacity he
successfully funded over 20 companies in a wide range of industries
with cash amounts up to $1,100,000, delivering a portfolio return
in excess of 30%. Frontier Group’s financing of Smartfoods
led to the company’s sale to Frito-Lay.
In addition to working with THE-ROGOVIN-GROUP,
Roger continues to act as a Director for the Spencer Turbing
Company, serving on the Executive and Audit Committees of this
privately held manufacturing company with mid-eight figures in
revenue, and 200 employees.
Day received his BA from Yale University and
an MBA with high honors in Finance from Boston University. He
makes his home in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.