MLA Management Systems, Inc. (dba MLA Companies)

Firm Overview:

MLA is a financial advisory and strategic execution firm. MLA specializes in finance and the strategy that relates to finance. However, for MLA, finance is a tool, not the point of its existence. MLA believes that a properly functioning finance department handles regulatory and compliance needs but more importantly becomes a tool for business intelligence. MLA maximizes the utility of the tool called finance. MLA has principles in both the Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio markets.

Services and/or Products:

MLA categorizes its services in the following ways:

  • Functional Accounting Support:
    • Data entry
    • Report generation
    • Traditional bookkeeping
  • Financial Advisory:
    • Fractional CFO support
    • Finance function leadership
  • Strategic Advisory:
    • Strategic planning definition
    • Compensation strategies
    • Growth and market initiatives and alignment
  • Strategic Execution:
    • Business recapitalizations
    • ERP implementation management / leadership
    • Mergers / acquisitions

MLA utilizes its trademarked “Value Implementation Process” (VIP) ™ to help its clients recognize and appreciate the value of a fully functioning finance department.

Past/Current Involvement with the Goering Center:

MLA was a Finalist in the Private Business category of the 2015 Family & Private Business Awards.

Special Offer(s) for Goering Center Core Members:

MLA provides “assessments” whereby it will provide a report to the client on a specific issue the client believes is a problem.  The assessment will include generally both the topic at hand and other MLA observations.They are organized so the client is given a roadmap to improvement.

Contact Information:

Primary Individual Contact:

Seth Morgan
937.222.3622 x 101
15 W. 4th Street 
Suite 450
Cincinnati, Ohio 45402
Year Company/Firm Founded: 2006