Marilynne Franks Bleeker

Marilynne Franks Bleeker, Director at The Strategic CFO

[email protected] | o. (832) 710-3105 | 2101 CityWest Blvd, Houston, TX 77042

Marilynne Franks Bleeker has over 35 years of experience in the Accounting and Finance field. After a short stint with a national Accounting firm, she built and owned a private CPA practice for many years.

For the last 20 years, she has been involved with an e-commerce business that grew from a brick and mortar store to a subsidiary of an international public company. As the company grew, Marilynne’s roles ranged from independent accountant and CPA to Controller/Acting CFO (pre-acquisition) to Corporate Controller (post-acquisition). Her expertise includes financial reporting, internal controls, procedural automation, budget management and building and developing accounting teams. Marilynne’s experience has also included managing external annual audits and state sales tax audits and working with external professionals.

Marilynne Franks Bleeker leads and develops teams. She also delegates, trains, and delves into helping complete projects/tasks/financials on time and on budget. Furthermore, she has extensive work experience with internal divisions and external professionals. Her role is to support and develop teams, and drive engagement and interaction with other departments. Marilynne provides expertise in applicable standards and regulations, as well as internal processes and audits. In addition, she improves processes and provides resolutions to challenges that emerge in course of business.

Core Competencies

Marilynne Franks Bleeker’s career has had many focuses, but her core professional competencies include the following:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Internal Controls
  • P & L Responsibilities
  • Budget Management
  • State Sales Tax
  • Cost Analysis & Containment
  • Team Building, Development & Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Process Improvements

Industries Served

Marilynne Franks Bleeker has spent the most time working in the following industries: 

  • E-Commerce
  • Professional Sole Proprietors
  • Small Businesses


The University of Texas, Austin
B.B.A., 1980

  • Certified Public Accountant

Prior Experience

  • Global Custom Commerce (a Home Depot Co.), Houston, Texas – Corporate Controller
  • Global Custom Commerce dba, Houston, Texas – Corporate Controller
  • Global Custom Commerce dba, Houston, Texas – Part-Time Controller
  • Marilynne A. Franks, CPA, Houston, Texas – Public Accounting Practice – Owner
  • Deloitte, Audit Senior, Small Business Area, Houston, Texas

Services Provided at The Strategic CFO



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