Dudek is pleased to welcome a new Chief Financial Officer, Helder Guimarães, to the firm. Helder brings more than 16 years of experience in Finance and Strategy, and has a proven track record of supporting growth initiatives and identifying market opportunities.
“Dudek is a unique company with an extremely talented and passionate group of employee-owners,” Helder said. “I am very excited to join Dudek’s management team, and contribute to achieving the company’s strategic goals, through continued growth and innovation, while helping our clients and communities.”
Dudek leadership and the Board of Directors partnered to identify the right CFO with a blend of financial strategy and operational efficiency to support the firm’s continued growth. Helder’s extensive experience and keen attention to setting and managing strategic key performance indicators will support Dudek’s evolution and continued growth.
“We are thrilled to welcome Helder to the Dudek team. His experience and passion align well with Dudek’s mission and values,” said President Joe Monaco. “What impresses me most about Helder is that he is a data-driven, creative problem solver who believes in leveraging relationships and communication to deliver solutions to complex issues.”
We strive to deliver excellence to clients by planning, designing, permitting, and building projects that enhance our natural and built environments. “Helder shares our interest in pursuing purpose-driven work and is already immersed in our strategic goals for the future of the firm,” continued Monaco. “I am looking forward to partnering with Helder as we continue to build the best consulting practice in the business.”
As a venture capitalist, Helder possesses a unique, forward-thinking perspective and market understanding, coupled with extensive financial expertise and operational savvy. He completed the Executive Program at UCLA Anderson School of Management and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Minho in Portugal.