Tammy has over 20 years of experience managing the financial operations of firms engaged in technology, SaaS, healthcare, life science, manufacturing and supply chain distribution. She has extensive experience leading complex organizations through periods of significant growth and transformation. This experience spans public and privately held corporations, as well as private equity and venture backed firms, with revenues ranging from $5 million to over $3 billion annually. Tammy’s strengths include driving business initiatives from the strategic development phase, through overall execution and measurement of outcomes. She is adept at creating data driven metrics and consolidating this information into simple, yet powerful visuals, to drive the business forward.
Prior to joining Outside CFO, Tammy founded CFO Strategic Advisors, LLC., serving as the firm’s CEO. Her clients ranged from pre-revenue start ups, through multi-million dollar organizations. Tammy helps her clients develop sustainable business strategies to grow profitably, while mitigating risk. Her services include setting strategic direction, managing financial operations, and building exit strategies, with a focus on helping CEO’s increase the value of their business.
Before forming her own firm, Tammy held senior financial leadership roles at multiple organizations, including Lighthouse Computer Services, United Natural Foods, Optum Health (formerly QualityMetric), and Computer Associates, Inc. As a CFO, Tammy led the merger and acquisition strategy for Lighthouse Computer Services, resulting in the strategic acquisitions of Creative Computing, Acumetrics, and Good Dog Labs over a period of 18 months. On the sell side, Tammy has executed multiple sales, including the sale of Lighthouse ECM Group to enChoice, Lighthouse Security Group to IBM and QualityMetric to United Health Group. Tammy began her career with a Providence, RI based CPA firm.
Tammy holds an MBA from Bryant University. She is a member of Financial Executives Networking Group, Northeast Executive Advisory Capital Group and the High Tech Financial Executives Networking Group.
Tammy resides in Sterling, CT with her husband and has a second home in her home State of RI. When she is not working, Tammy enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her family, including her two rescued Shelties. She enjoys learning about new and disruptive technologies, and she currently serves as a board advisor to Heuristext, an early stage technology firm, specializing in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing.