Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
Lisa Velardo is the chief financial officer and treasurer of LabCentral where she is responsible for the oversight and compliance of the company’s finance operations. Her background offers management expertise in the areas of financial operations and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, revenue recognition, strategic planning, cash flow management, contract negotiations and technical accounting and taxation. In addition to her role at LabCentral, she is also managing director and founder of Aspen Consulting which provides part-time CFO, controller and accounting services to Boston area start-up companies.
Prior to LabCentral, Lisa was director of finance at Watermill Ventures where she advised on various strategic initiatives including recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions, cost reduction programs, negotiation of financing terms and exit alternatives. Prior to Watermill, she was vice president of finance at Vality Technology.
Lisa is a Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts since 1997 and received a B.S. in Business Administration with high honors from Merrimack College.
Favorite Science Experiment: I have 3 boys and they love messy science experiments! We most recently simulated natural disasters for a school project and my favorite experiment demonstrated volcanic lava by boiling red candle wax in a glass beaker.