The key, for me, is to build a strong financial foundation and administrative infrastructure so that the rest of the team can focus on the product and our customers.
Sharon McCarthy is successful accounting, finance and operations leader who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment. With more than 20 years of experience building business processes that scale and streamline the support functions, Sharon has helped high-growth companies achieve financial autonomy and stability.
Her background includes 13 years with Deloitte in their tax department, as well as nine years in the cable industry, including operations management, new product development, and finance & accounting. Sharon has also worked with two different VC or PE backed entities. From 2006-2011, she was the Controller and Director of Finance at invivodata (now ERT), a Pittsburgh-based software and data management company providing solutions for patient-reported outcomes in drug trials. In 2011, she joined Foundation Radiology as their Controller, served as the Acting CFO for 18 months, and ended her tenure there as the Vice President-Finance. Foundation Radiology is a PE-backed radiology practice based in Pittsburgh serving hospitals in nine states in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.