Don Colter joined East West as the Company’s first Chief Financial Officer in July 2013. Don is based at the Company’s U.S. Headquarters in Atlanta, GA and leads the finance and accounting teams. In addition to corporate governance and cash management, Don drives internal process improvements and provides strategic planning and financial analysis to help East West maintain and achieve its strong growth objectives. Don joined East West from SBS Worldwide, a global supply chain and efficiency organization, where he served as Vice President of Finance and led U.S. operations.
Prior to SBS, Don worked for a leading international logistics company. Under Don’s financial and operational leadership, the company grew from $14 million in gross revenue to over $230 million in gross revenue in a five-year period. Don has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of financial and operational roles in the services industry including logistics, manufacturing and supply chain services. Additionally, Don has a broad range of experience in Mergers and Acquisitions and IPOs.
Don is a CPA and holds a B.B.A. in Corporate Finance from Georgia State University. Don is married with two children and, in his spare time, enjoys various sporting activities as well as coaching youth sports teams.