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Christopher  Whitten

Christopher Whitten

Consultant - VP Finance

Chris brings 16 years of financial and accounting leadership experience to the Venture Advisors team. He serves as the primary finance/accounting resource for a variety of technology-based start-up and small companies . His client services include budgeting, modeling, systems selection and setup, audit preparation, M&A diligence, fundraising diligence, process implementation, and staff hiring and training. Chris is well-versed in NetSuite, QuickBooks/Peachtree, PeopleSoft, Prophix, Solomon, Bloomberg, Bridge, Multi-Currency Horizon, and Great Plains.

Prior to joining Venture Advisors, Chris held a variety of financial and accounting positions with angel-backed, venture-backed and publicly held companies.  He served as Vice President of Finance & Administration of Spartan Race, Inc.; Senior Director of Finance & Controller of Tributes, Inc.; Controller of Jackpot Rewards, Inc.; Finance Manager and Controller of NameMedia, Inc.; and Accounting Manager of Lycos, Inc.  Chris started his accounting career at State Street Bank & trust Company.

Education:
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Bachelor of Business Administration, (B.S.) Accounting

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