Julien Duranton obtained his masters in Business Administration in France and then worked for seven years as a Finance Controller. He was in charge of working with a team of developers, designing tests, and coming up with different algorithms for the company. Here in Charlottesville, Julien founded Cassiopeia Financial Consulting in 2014. Cassiopeia provides financial services to companies with services such as forecasting, budgeting, and designing custom accounting systems for management.
Julien has been an integral part of CIC from the beginning. He started volunteering with CIC as a consultant, organizing systems so that CIC could more efficiently grow. He then continued volunteering at the weekly Homework Nights.
Please tell us your favorite thing about volunteering with CIC.
I love to work with the entrepreneurs and see their ideas from the beggining. I often tell the entrepreeurs "they do not have to be a specialist in everything". It is better to focus on one element and do that really well.