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 United States based CFO’ operating in the Impact Investing 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.
Partner, CFO of Y Combinator
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About Y Combinator: Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a wide range of startups twice a year.
CFO of Initialized Capital
Marinda runs finance, accounting, and back-office duties for Initialized. She was previously senior fund accountant for 500 Startups, and served in similar roles for hedge fund Mountain Lake Investment and as an auditor for State Street Bank. She has a BA in Mass Communications/Media Studies from University of California, Berkeley.
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About Initialized Capital: Initialized Capital is an early-stage VC firm focused on helping software engineers and designers with their first seed checks.
Partner & Chief Financial Officer of Innovation Endeavors
Bridget is the Chief Financial Officer and a Partner in our Palo Alto office. Bridget joined Innovation Endeavors in 2019. For the past two years, Bridget has been consulting with various businesses in the Bay Area. Prior to that, she was the CFO at Makena Capital Management, a $20B global multi-class investment management firm. Bridget has a master’s degree from Washington State University and a bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University. Bridget has her CPA and CMA designations. Bridget lives in the Bay Area where she enjoys life in general including spending time in the outdoors and spending time with her family.
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About Innovation Endeavors: Innovation Endeavors invests in visionary founders, transformational technology, and emergent ecosystems for a new world.
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management
Jeffrey Lomasky joined Cerberus in 1994. Prior to joining Cerberus, he was the Chief Financial Officer of New Street Securities from 1992 to 1994. From 1990 to 1992, he was the controller of Drexel Burnham Lambert and from 1989 to 1990, he was the Chief Financial Officer of European activities for Drexel Burnham Lambert. He is a graduate of Bernard Baruch College. He is a member of the Firm’s Operating/Management Advisory Committee, Compliance and Risk Management Committee, Valuation Committee, Allocation Committee, and Financial Risk Management Sub-Committee.
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About Cerberus Capital Management: Cerberus Capital Management is a private investment firm that focuses on operational private equity investments.
CFO of Flybridge
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About Flybridge: Flybridge is a seed-stage venture capital firm investing with entrepreneurs to leverage the power of the community.
Chief Financial Officer of Institutional Venture Partners
Tracy Hogan is the Chief Financial Officer of IVP. Tracy has over eight years of experience in the private equity finance, administration and operations areas. Prior to joining Elevation, Tracy was the Vice-President of Finance at Fox Paine & Company, a private equity firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Before that, Tracy was the Vice President of Finance at Code Hennessy & Simmons LLC, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Prior to joining Code Hennessy & Simmons LLC, Tracy spent four years with Ernst & Young’s Audit Practice in Chicago and Boston. Tracy is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.B.A. degree from Saint Mary’s College where she graduated magna cum laude.
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About Institutional Venture Partners: Institutional Venture Partners is a later-stage venture capital firm that focuses on technology and media companies.
Chief Financial Officer & Partner of DCM Ventures
André Levi leads DCM’s Finance team, which is responsible for the financial reporting and analysis of the firm’s investment funds as well as the day-to-day management of global firm-wide finance matters. André is also involved with the planning and execution relating to DCM’s investment activity and portfolio company financial transactions. In addition, André serves in an advisory capacity to DCM’s domestic and international portfolio company management teams, providing operational and financial guidance and assistance. André has over 14 years of professional experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining DCM, André was an Assurance Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers providing audit and business advisory services to numerous venture capital funds and technology companies. Previously, André was the Contributing Editor for the Closed-End Fund Digest, a prestigious investment newsletter subscribed by both institutional and individual investors, where he covered closed-end equity funds focused on the emerging markets of Latin America and the “Asian Tigers”. André is a Certified Public Accountant (California) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CFA Institute.
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About DCM Ventures: DCM Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in the mobile, consumer internet, communications, and service sectors.
Operating Partner & CFO of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP)
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About Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP): Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) is a leading global, independent infrastructure investor.
Chief Financial Officer of Wing Venture Capital
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About Wing Venture Capital: Wing Venture Capital primarily invests in technology-based businesses.
Chief Financial Officer of .406 Ventures
So June Min is the CFO at .406 Ventures.
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About .406 Ventures: .406 Ventures provides capital and support for early stage technology companies.
Chief Financial Officer of Betterment
Amy Shapero is the chief financial officer at Shopify and joined in April 2018. Prior to joining Shopify, Amy was the CFO at Betterment, an online wealth-management service, since 2016. Previously, Amy was CFO at Sailthru, a SaaS marketing technology provider, and SVP of strategy, corporate development and corporate communications at DigitalGlobe, a big data and analytics provider. Prior to that, she heldCFO roles at Spot Holdings, a financial services company, and Standard & Poor’s, a business unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Amy began her career as a CPA at Ernst & Young, followed by positions at Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs.
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About Betterment, Shopify: Betterment is an online investment company that offers investing and retirement solutions for their current clients and clients-to-be.
Managing Director and CFO of Genstar Capital
Melissa S. Dickerson (CPA) is the Chief Financial Officer of Genstar Capital. She is responsible for the finance and administrative functions of the Genstar companies. Prior to joining Genstar Capital, Melissa was the Controller of American Industrial Partners (“AIP”), a private-equity firm focused on middle market manufacturing and industrial service companies. Prior to AIP, Melissa worked at Deloitte as a Senior Accountant focused on businesses in the financial services industry. Melissa earned an MBA from UC Berkeley’s HAAS School of Business. BA from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed with the State of California since March 1999.
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About Genstar Capital: Genstar Capital is a private equity firm that invests in leading middle-market companies.
Bart de Beer
Chief Financial Officer of InnoEnergy
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About InnoEnergy: InnoEnergy is the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe.
Nicholas Dardugno, Jr. Cpa
Chief Financial Officer, CPA of GoSun
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About GoSun: GoSun offers solar technology that provide fuel-free cooking, cooling, charging, lighting and water purification and more!
Chief Financial Officer of Patricia Industries
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About Investor Growth Capital Limited, Patricia Industries: Patricia Industries is a long-term owner that invests in companies and works to develop each company to its full potential.
Chief Financial Officer of Accion
Chief Financial Officer at Accessity.
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About Accessity, Accion: Accion is a global nonprofit that gives people access to financial tools needed to improve lives.
CFO & Secretary of Tara Gold Resources
Lynda is the founder of Lynda R. Keeton CPA, LLC, a firm that provides tax management, accounting and audit services. Lynda has a deep working knowledge of Tara Gold and Tara Minerals as she has been providing accounting services to the companies since 2007. Keeton-Cardno is a licensed certified public accountant in Nevada, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a graduate of Arizona State University’s School of Business and Honor College, and has held the Certified Information Systems Auditor designation. Since 2004, Keeton-Cardno has provided audit and consulting services to public companies through Lynda R. Keeton CPA, LLC, a PCAOB registered firm that works with both not-for-profit and for-profit companies to ensure internal controls and financial reporting. Prior to this, Keeton-Cardno worked in the Audit and Advisory group and the Technology Risk Consulting group for Arthur Andersen LLP.
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About Lynda R. Keeton CPA, LLC, Tara Gold Resources: Tara Gold Resources Corp. is the acquisition, exploration and development of high-quality precious metals projects.