Cash Is King
Ep. 5

In this episode of Financial Footsteps, Adam Miller, CFO of Barron Lighting Group, and Chad Dean discuss Adam’s career and some unconventional moves he made along the way. There is a treasure trove of information for those in school or early in their careers.

Anyone who wants to achieve an executive level title in Accounting and Finance should listen in. There are great nuggets of what a CFO does and what a CFO looks for in candidates. Also some very special interviewing tips.

Barron Lighting Group, based in Glendale, Arizona, has been a leader in the lighting industry for over 50-years. With four distinct brands under its umbrella – Exitronix emergency lighting, Trace-Lite commercial and industrial lighting, specialty LED commercial and decorative lighting, and Growlite® indoor and greenhouse horticultural lighting – Barron offers comprehensive solutions to customers’ needs across a range of commercial and industrial applications.


Adam Miller
is the CFO and Executive Vice President at Barron Lighting Group. He is responsible for all financial reporting, cash management, purchasing, production, inventory and IT functions, as well as overseeing the operational aspects of four lighting companies.

With over 13 years of experience in this role, he has led the strategic planning and implementation of various initiatives to streamline operations, increase efficiencies, and obtain financing for the growth and expansion of the group.

Adam has a strong background in finance, accounting, auditing, personnel and operational management, with certifications in public accounting, business valuation, and forensic accounting. He has also applied his analytical skills, financial modeling, and database design expertise to provide valuation and forensic consulting services for various clients and industries. His mission is to leverage his knowledge and skills to deliver value-added solutions and insights for Barron Lighting Group and its stakeholders.

Adam also serves as Chairman of the Board for The Crossroads, Inc. Crossroads is an Arizona Department of Health Services licensed substance abuse treatment provider with proven expertise in serving addicted individuals through the provision of high quality, successful, and affordable peer-guided residential and outpatient programs.

Connect with Adam on LinkedIn.