At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Chicago based CFO’ operating in the SaaS space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Senior Advisor ,Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of CCC Intelligent Solutions, Inc.
Andy Balbirer is the Senior Advisor ,Chief Financial & Administrative Officer at CCC Information Services.
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About CCC Intelligent Solutions, Inc.: CCC Information Services help companies improve their claims management process through better decision-making.
CFO of Signal
Operational and Financial Executive with 10 years experience leading financial departments for early stage and private companies. Passionate about driving company-wide business decisions using financial data and key performance indicators. Intimately familiar with all stages of company growth, from inception and raising capital to dissolution. Strong experience in Financial and Managerial Accounting, Operations, and Human Resources Management.
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About Public Good Software, Signal: Signal is an independent SaaS provider of data onboarding and real-time identity resolution.
CFO of Vibes
Charley’s responsibilities include strategic planning, budgeting, financial operations and capital activities. Charley came to Vibes in June 2008 and brings more than 15 years of experience managing strategic planning, revenue, budget management, direct sales and financial analysis. Prior to Vibes, Charley held several senior positions at leading Internet companies including Yahoo!, eGroups and Learning Insights. Most recently, Charley worked as the Director of Operations at Google following their acquisition of Feedburner where he was CFO. Charley holds an MBA from the University of Michigan School of Business Administration and a BA in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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About Vibes: Vibes is a mobile marketing software platform.
Chief Financial Officer of Corecentra
Ani is a civically-engaged entrepreneur and investor based in Chicago. Before co-founding NGOrganize | Corecentra in 2018, Ani was the youngest member of the founding team at The Vistria Group, a Chicago-based private equity firm with $3.1B AUM. At Vistria, Ani focused on high-impact healthcare investments. In Chicago, Ani serves on the Field Museum’s Associate Board as the co-chair of its annual EVOLVE Gala, which raises ~$100K for vital conservation and research efforts. Ani also volunteers as an alumni leader at his alma mater, Northwestern University, where he served as student body president. Ani is currently pursuing an joint MBA/MPP from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and Harris School of Public Policy.
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About Corecentra: Enterprise SaaS for Social Impact & Sustainability Performance
Head of Operations, Co-Founder & CFO of Page Vault
Steve coordinates Page Vault’s finances, operations, and marketing. Steve Nazaran is co-founder and CFO of Page Vault. Steve oversees product management, daily operations, marketing, and finance for the growing company. He has an extensive background in operations in small organizations and loves the challenge of wearing many hats in an expanding company. Steve is a National Science Fellow, holds an advanced degree from the University of Notre Dame and is currently an MBA candidate at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
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About Page Vault, Page Vault: Page Vault enables legal professionals to easily capture web content for use as evidence in the U.S. courts.
CTO, CFO of Polco
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About National Research Center, Inc., Polco: Polco is a civic participation and public entity performance analytics SaaS technology company.
COO/CFO of Strata Decision Technology
John serves as Chief Financial Officer for Strata Decision Technology responsible for overseeing their financial model and performance as well as being deeply involved in their company’s operations and strategic direction. With over 25 years in healthcare, John’s experience as an accounting and finance professional spans small and large software and healthcare services companies. Prior to joining Strata, John was the Controller with a 70-person team for Catamaran Corporation, a pharmacy benefit management company that is now part of OptumRx. Catamaran was a publicly-traded company with over $20 billion in revenue. John started his career at an enterprise healthcare IT company, where he helped put the systems, controls, and processes in place to support the company’s growth from $50 million to $300 million in revenue. John has a BS in Accounting from DePaul University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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About Strata Decision Technology: Strata Decision Technology offers financial analytics, business intelligence, and decision support services for the healthcare industry.