Work experience

Work experience

Jan 2007 - Present


Snow Consulting

Year End Audit Preparation for service non-profit.

Interim Finance Executive for McGrath/Power Public Relations

Interim CFO for Carbon Design Innovations (angel funded). Carbon Nanotube Manufacturer. 

Interim Finance Executive for Fusion Floral. Privately funded wholesale floral.   Consulting controller for  Corefino, outsource cloud computing accounting firm.  FAS 123R, SOP-97 for software developers and Internet portals.  Standardize charts of accounts, set up accounting controls, due diligence standards. Work with staff located in India.   Software Implementation Projects: Sage Pro implementation for software start up. ACCPAC conversion for 30 year old scientific standards manufacturer.  Starvox Communications: Post acquisition work on reverse merger. As part of team brought financial reporting current, document financial processes and policies, general ledger close, prepare state tax filings, outside reporting, account analysis, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Apr 2006 - Dec 2006


The Parkinson's Institute

Manage all financial functions, financial statement preparation, manage project accounting system for $30 million in grants (NIH, foundation), serve as business manager for medical clinic, manage health insurance contracts, institute-wide budget preparation, strategic planning. Supervise 4 professional level staff, lead year-end audit, quarterly BOD meeting, write procedures, staff development.

2001 - 2006

Corporate Controller

Duke Scientific

Manage all day-to-day infrastructure functions including IT, HR, Purchasing, Finance, Insurance, Treasury, Sales Order Entry, and Facilities. Reported to President and CEO

2001 - 2003


Robert Half, International

Interim Financial Management

2001 - 2003


Packard Foundation

Completed 2001 forecast and 2002 budget for Conservation program.  Tied internal management reporting to accounting system.  Financial analysis of key activities and subprograms.

Oct 2001 - Mar 2002

Management Consultant

Robert Half Management Resources

Projects included setting up and/or reorganizing administrative office infrastructure & personnel; documenting policies and procedures, rewriting job descriptions, researching & recommending accounting software packages for clients; interim accounting management, setting up accounting reporting for start ups.

Apr 2001 - Oct 2001


The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Completed 2001 forecast & 2002 budget for Conservation program. Tied internal management reporting to accounting system. Financial analysis of key activities and subprograms.

1998 - 2000


Snow Mountain Confections

Partner in family owned business which sold chocolate novelties via web, trade shows, distributors.

1998 - 1993


Stanford University Medical School

Department of Pediatric Urology

1983 - 1985

Financial Analyst


Sales and Marketing

1981 - 1983

Financial Analyst

Cooper Laboratories

Lasersonics Division - Financial Analyst

Corporate Headquarters - Corporate Accountant

1979 - 1981



Property Accounting Supervisor, Components Production Division




Willamette University



Profitability.  Sustainability. 

  With over 20+ years of diverse high tech and biotech financial experience starting at Intel, Ms. Snow is a seasoned financial executive who can steer operations management through downturns so they are strongly positioned when economic conditions improve.  A strategic manager,  she is able to provide hands on support if required.  She has a special interest in working with non-profits.  

  Ms. Snow is the past  2009/2010  Event Chair for the American Cancer Society's Cupertino Relay For Life, which raised $53K in 2009 and $98K in 2010.  She is past  President  for Toastmasters International Chapter 1577, San Jose and is a prior VP of Membership for San Jose Toastmasters.


Special interest and training in fraud detection and prevention through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  

Event Chair ACS 2009/2010 Relay for Life Cupertino. Raised 63K in 2009; $98K in 2010.

Publicity Chair ACS 2011 Relay for Life Cupertino.

Toastmasters International - President San Jose Toastmasters Chapter 1577.  

Toastmasters International - VP, Membership, San Jose Toastmasters Chapter 1577.

Kristy Rogers' Personable Business Network



Software Implementation/Conversion

Project Management

All my positions have involved building a team and managing projects to completion.  My interest in process improvement and technology has helped me succeed as a project manager.  



Associate Certified Fraud Examiner

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners