August 8, 2019 (McLean,VA) CrossCountry Consulting, a leading business advisory firm, today announced that Amy Seibel has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Ms. Seibel will lead the company’s finance strategy and oversee the financial operations, including financial planning, treasury, operational metrics and analytics, accounting, tax, and reporting functions.
Ms. Seibel brings with her an extensive background in corporate finance and strategic planning, supporting CrossCountry Consulting’s momentum of continued growth. For three years, INC 5000 and the Washington Business Journal 50 Fastest Growing Companies have nationally recognized the company, owing to their expanded presence in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco and Boston and a 240 percent increase in employees.
“CrossCountry Consulting is thrilled to have a proven leader like Amy join our team, where she will make an immediate impact on providing leadership to our organization,” said Erik Linn, Co-Founder and Manager Partner of CrossCountry Consulting. “Amy’s strategic approach to the CFO role, with extensive experience and expertise in identifying and executing key initiatives, will support the continued growth and direction of the company. On behalf of CrossCountry’s partners and entire employee base, we look forward to working with Amy to deliver long-term sustainable growth.”
“We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Amy to the firm,” said Amy Bjarnason, CrossCountry Consulting’s Chief Operating Officer. “Her experience in financial operations and serving as CFO, along with her background with growing services companies, are an ideal fit for CrossCountry Consulting as we work to extend our positive momentum, continue growing our client base and achieve greater operational efficiency.”
Ms. Seibel is a seasoned, strategic CFO with over 20 years of experience in financial management in the technology sector. She most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Knowland where she oversaw the company’s operations in finance, legal, information technology, and content/data collection. Prior to her role at Knowland, Ms. Seibel served as CFO at BIA Digital Partners, a private equity group, and for many years as business unit CFO at JPMorgan Chase Vastera managing the global finance and accounting operations across 15 countries. Ms. Seibel began her career in the technology audit practice at Arthur Andersen LLP.
Ms. Seibel received a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting with Honors from James Madison University. She is also a licensed CPA in Virginia and an active member of the AICPA and the Virginia Society of CPAs.