PRESIDENT AND CEO
Ann Vickers, CPA
President and CEO
Ann leads the strategic direction of the company. She brings over 20 years of financial experience in a broad range of industry segments served by Charles River CFO, including life sciences and high technology. Her experience includes venture-backed emerging as well as publicly traded companies but her passion lies with entrepreneurial start-ups. She is an entrepreneur at heart and has enjoyed recognition as one of Inc. 500′s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America.
Prior to founding Charles River CFO, (previously named AccountAbility) in 2003, Ann provided CFO services to life sciences companies including InfraReDx and Modular Genetics. Previous to that, Ann was the CFO of one of the Acordia companies and one of the subsidiaries of Cleveland Clinic. Starting her career in public accounting, she worked for 10 years in the audit divisions of Ernst & Young and Deloitte. She holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of West Florida and is a CPA in Massachusetts. Ann was a CEO Forum member of The Commonwealth Institute for nine years.