John Jureller is an accomplished financial executive who has built and managed high-performing finance teams. Currently, he serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Frontier Communications.
He has 35 years of CFO and senior financial experience across a range of industries. Most recently, he served as EVP and CFO for Frontier, where his efforts resulted in two significant transformative transactions that raised over $28 billion in equity and debt capital, strengthened the capabilities of the finance organization, enhanced accounting, tax, internal auditing, investor relations, FP&A functions – all under his guidance.
Early Life and Education
John Jureller has had a distinguished career in finance. Since 2013, he has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Frontier Communications Corporation; prior to that he held senior finance roles at WestPoint International, AlixPartners LLP, and PepsiCo, Inc.
He is an experienced attorney who handles complex business, commercial and bankruptcy litigation. He specializes in insurance-related litigation as well as defense of defamation claims. He was recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the top 100 lawyers in New York state; a member of both the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association; additionally, he belongs to Eleanor B. Daugherty Society. When not at work, he enjoys spending quality time with his beloved wife Mary of 25 years.
Jureller is an accomplished business, commercial and bankruptcy lawyer with extensive experience representing offshore liquidators and insolvency professionals in international bankruptcy proceedings and litigation. Additionally, his knowledge and skills extend to general corporate and transactional issues.
On Thursday, Frontier Communications in Stamford announced that CEO Dan McCarthy had appointed Perley McBride to replace former CFO Jack Jureller, who left the company one year prior to join private equity firm Accordion Partners.
In November 2016, Jureller, then Frontier’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, left to join Accordion. As architect of their strategy to pay off $17 billion in debt, Jureller had overseen its successful implementation.
Achievements and Honors
John Jureller is an accomplished professional who has made his mark in the financial world. Having held leadership and strategic thinking roles at Fortune 500 companies such as Frontier Communications and WestPoint International, he has earned accolades for his leadership abilities and appreciation of life’s finer points. A passionate supporter of art, culture and literature, John has a deep-seated appreciation for beauty in everything around him.
In addition to his day job, he serves on the Board of Directors at White Plains Hospital in New York and chairs its Finance Committee. His accomplishments have been recognized by prestigious organizations like the Better Business Bureau and American Institute of CPAs; most importantly, he still finds time for family.
John Jureller is an experienced lawyer with expertise in general corporate and transactional work. He has handled complex litigation cases involving commercial and financial transactions, insurance coverage disputes, directors & officers litigation, as well as bankruptcy proceedings.
He has extensive experience representing clients across a range of industries, such as technology and media companies. Additionally, his skillset extends to business and commercial transactions such as private equity investments, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate reorganization.
Office space provider Knotel has appointed a Chief Financial Officer as it reduces growth to focus on profitability. This hiring comes after the firm’s head of finance left in January.
John Jureller has a net worth of $1.5 million. He serves as an independent director for American Renal Associates Holdings Inc, a joint venture-focused dialysis services provider; previously serving as Chief Financial Officer at Frontier Communications Corp; from 2016-2017 he was an independent financial and management consultant; additionally he has served on the boards of White Plains Hospital and Studio Moderna Holdings B.V. since March 2020 he also holds this role at Knotel Inc.