John DeLorenzo is a director at CFO Consulting Partners where he focuses on media and entertainment and healthcare, primarily hospital and physician practices and technology. Over three decades Mr. DeLorenzo has built a record of accomplishment in senior finance, accounting and strategy roles. As the CFO of both public and private companies, he designed, negotiated and closed over $1.0 billion in multiple complex financing transactions, and he completed M&A transactions totaling over $1.5 billion. Transactions included balance sheet restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity raises, and buybacks of public and private securities.
Since 2010, John has focused significant time in the healthcare industry, primarily hospital and physician practices and technology. He is currently the treasurer, finance chair and a trustee of Penn Medicine Princeton Health and played a key role in the merger with Penn Health. Also, he operates Trenwest Development, LLC, his personal investment vehicle, having made investments in retail franchising, real estate, consumer-packaged goods, medical records and medical biotechnology.
John played key roles in the launch of the Fox Television Network and producer Norman Lear’s Act III. As Act III’s CFO from 1988-1997, he negotiated strategic acquisitions to enhance company value while successfully purchasing minority interests in the company from institutional investors including GE Capital, General Motors Pension Trust and Prudential. The above actions contributed to the 600% return on equity achieved by Act III upon its sale.
In 1999 John became CFO and a director of Paxson Communications, where he negotiated the sale of Paxson to the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC). From 2002-2008, John served as CFO of Entravision Communications, owner of television, radio, and other media assets such as El Diario and Vista Media. There he implemented Sarbanes Oxley compliance and oversaw the company’s treasury, budgeting, investor relations and reporting, as well as working with the board and the CEO to develop and execute asset acquisition and financing decisions. He left Entravision to become Managing Director at B. Riley & Co., where he co-ran the media practice until 2010. While at B. Riley, he sold a portfolio of over $200 million of debt for Wells Fargo.
John is a CPA. He earned his BS from Rider University and MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He serves on various non-profit boards, including the Rider University Business School Executive Advisory Council and Penn Medicine Princeton Health.