Crystal is a highly skilled financial leader with 10 years of progressive experience as a Controller, Director of Accounting, and Accounting Consultant, for highly successful companies in the Silicon Beach area. She began her finance career managing a $130M CapEx & occupancy budget for top-ranked Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in New York, NY. She has since lead the finance and accounting departments for privately funded mid-sized start-ups, federally funded non-profits, diverse real estate portfolios and others.
Crystal has extensive hands-on experience with companies in transition, working with CEO's, Boards of Directors, bankers, auditors and staff. Crystal maximizes company resources to design and build accounting departments which will operate optimally. She also has a proven record of managing accounting software implementations, becoming the resident expert and training staff for ongoing success. Crystal holds an M.B.A in Accounting and lives in Los Angeles, CA with her son, Elysian.