Advisory Board Member Profile 2017
VP Finance and Operations
Areas of Expertise
Data Analytics for Finance & HR; Driving Innovation with Big Data
Chipo is a hands-on leader who has built finance teams across borders and driven the entire finance cycle including budgeting, financing, pricing, analysis, daily accounting, policy development and Board/management reporting. Her experience encompasses both public GAAP/IFRS reporting organizations and small venture capital backed high-growth companies.
Currently, Chipo is the VP of Finance and Operations for Brunswick Group, an advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations. Her role is to align strategy and ensure exceptional execution across the areas of Finance, IT, HR Operations, Legal and Administration across the U.S. Operation.
Chipo began her career at Arthur Andersen before moving to business consulting and private industry roles, including posts at Fox Sports and Universal Music Group where she drove financial discipline over a decade beginning with the largest M&A deal in music. She also co-founded a NY retail, design, gallery space and has consulted on various start-ups.
In addition to her executive career, Chipo is a Board Member for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion of Jersey City. She is an avid gardener, runner and amateur winemaker.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant.