Experience: Johnson Controls/Tyco International, Katena Products, Singer Electronics, Radvision
Roles: CFO, Director of Finance, Controller
Education: MBA – Fairleigh Dickinson University
B.A., B.S. Accounting – Montclair State University
Chris Connolly brings over 20 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to becoming an Alliance Partner, Chris held various lead financial roles in companies spanning the manufacturing, distributing, and service sectors. Chris has also been involved in ERP implementations, and frequently oversaw Human Resources and Compensation and Benefits.
In her most recent role, Chris served in a remote CFO/Controller advisory capacity for businesses $100MM and under, helping her clients fully understand the financial story of their businesses, and working with them to create strategies to assist them in achieving their goals. In all her engagements, Chris’ philosophy is to assist business leaders in garnering the insights and knowledge they need to uncover opportunities that will pave the way to their success.
As part of her commitment to continuous improvement, Chris is an active member of Montclair State’s Accelerator program, where she serves as a mentor to extremely bright and motivated accounting major candidates. She is also a volunteer member of Jersey Cares, the finance committee of her HOA, and supports several rescue organizations.