Director of Finance
Laboratory for Research in Complex Systems
Colorado State University (MBA and BSBA in Accounting)
What's your background?
I provide outsourced finance and accounting services for multiple small to mid-sized organizations, offering services from basic bookkeeping to CFO-level financial strategic planning.
What's your role at LRC?
I support the accounting function and provide financial strategic advisory services.
What trend, breakthrough or discovery are you most excited about?
Being a part of and supporting the growth of a collaborative scientific community as it expands its widely available data and related breakthroughs.
I have over 20 years’ experience in financial reporting/analysis, process improvement, and project management. I have worked in a diverse group of industries including business consulting, non-profit, telecommunications, banking, utilities, government and biotechnology.
My career has been split between the public and private sectors, from providing business advisory services with Arthur Andersen and KPMG, to Finance Director and Controller roles in a number of organizations. My roles have allowed me to gain experience in areas beyond financial accounting, including HR, payroll, systems implementations, risk mitigation, and strategic planning. Helping organizations take their business to the next level by developing processes and leveraging technology is one of the most rewarding parts of my career.