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Jodi Colligan
Partner
Jodi has over 20 years of experience serving in finance leadership roles within publicly traded, start-ups, and global organizations.

At A Glance

  • CFO, CAO, VP of Finance, Board Member
  • SEC and IFRS reporting
  • Strategic plan implementation
  • Acquisitions and divestitures
  • IPO preparation and structure implementation
  • Global finance operational efficiencies
  • Restructuring and process improvement
  • SOX implementation and compliance
  • Business planning, forecasting and analysis
  • Media, retail, manufacturing and communications

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Led due diligence and finance integration of over 15 acquisitions including $94 million acquisition of largest competitor and expansion into new foreign markets
  • Managed system improvements and application implementations to simplify, standardize and automate processes and reporting, resulting in 25 percent reduced headcount and significantly improved accounting workflows and reporting
  • Implemented centralized world-wide transaction processing to shared services model resulting in expense, headcount and audit fee reductions of over $1 million annually as well as increased processing efficiencies
  • Saved over $2 million annually by bringing all international statutory compliance current which included multiple years for over 40 foreign entities and reducing legal entities and related legal, accounting and tax expense from over 150 to fewer than 80 entities

Bio

Jodi Colligan has over 25 years of experience serving in finance leadership roles within publicly traded, start-ups, and global organizations. Jodi began her career as an auditor with Ernst & Young and her work history includes international reporting and restructuring, acquisition integration, debt & equity restructures, and strategic transformations, as well as SEC reporting, SOX implementation and finance process reengineering. Jodi most recently served as VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Getty Images, a global creator and distributor of imagery for communications and media professionals, where she directed GAAP, IFRS and bank covenant reporting and managed a team of over 100 encompassing controllership, shared services, and finance systems. Prior to her work at Getty she was the VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Fisher Communications, a regional TV and radio media company formerly traded on NASDAQ, where she implemented SOX, led the data room coordination of a $24 million divestiture and managed integrations of acquisitions totaling over $90 million. Before joining Fisher, Jodi was Corporate Controller of a Canadian Income Fund where she participated in an IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Prior to that, she also served as Corporate Controller of Pyramid Breweries Inc., a market leading craft brewer formerly traded on NASDAQ, where she managed SEC reporting and implemented new systems for business planning, forecasting and analysis. Jodi holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado. She is a CPA and CMA in the state of Washington.