CFOs On the Move: Week Ending January 20

Authentic Brands, Payoneer, Evercore, Tenet Healthcare, nCino, Employ, Capsida Biotherapeutics, Everlaw, Kingstone
Lauren MuskettJanuary 20, 2023
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  Jessica Holscott

Jessica Holscott | Authentic Brands

Authentic Brands, a brand development, marketing, and entertainment platform, named Jessica Holscott as its new finance chief. Holscott joins the company from Warner Media, where she was CFO of studios and networks. Before joining Warner Media, she held several finance leadership roles, including executive vice president and CFO at HBO; senior vice president of investor relations and merger planning at Warner Media; and CFO of GE asset management at GE Capital. Holscott succeeds Kevin Clarke, who assumes a new position as executive vice chairman.

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  Bea Ordonez

Bea Ordonez | Payoneer

Bea Ordonez was appointed deputy CFO of payments services provider Payoneer. When Payoneer CFO Michael Levine steps down from his position in March, the company’s board is expected to promote Ordonez to CFO. Ordonez joins the company with more than 20 years of C-suite experience in financial services. She was most recently chief innovation officer at Webster Bank. Ordonez held previous CFO positions at Sterling National Bank, OTC Markets Group, and G-Trade. She was also the chief operating officer of Convergex.

Tim LaLonde | Evercore

Investment banking firm Evercore named Tim LaLonde as its chief financial officer, effective March 6. LaLonde joined the firm in 2001 and is currently co-head of the U.S. advisory business and chief operating officer for the investment banking business. LaLonde replaces Celeste Mellet, who is leaving the company in early February after a 12-year stint as CFO. Paul Pensa, the company’s controller, will serve as interim CFO when Mellet leaves. Pensa will continue in that role until LaLonde’s appointment becomes effective.

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  Daniel Cancelmi

Daniel Cancelmi | Tenet Healthcare

Daniel Cancelmi, CFO of hospital operator Tenet Healthcare, will retire from his role at the end of the year. Tenet will be launching a national search to find a new CFO, who would be mentored and onboarded by Cancelmi as part of the transition process. Cancelmi joined the company in 1994 and has been Tenet’s finance chief since September 2012. 

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  Greg Orenstein

Greg Orenstein | nCino

Greg Orenstein, chief corporate development and strategy officer at nCino, will take over as CFO on Jan. 31. Orenstein joined the cloud banking provider in 2015 and led nCino’s initial public offering and secondary offering in 2020. He replaces David Rudow, who is leaving the Company

Joe Furnari | Employ

Recruiting and talent acquisition company Employ hired Joe Furnari as chief financial officer.  Most recently, Furnari was vice president of finance at global technology company Dynatrace. Previously, he held financial leadership positions at Nuance Communications, Wyless, and Mimecast.

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  Julie Hakim

Julie Hakim | Capsida Biotherapeutics

Capsida Biotherapeutics named Julie Hakim as its new finance chief. Hakim was previously CFO at biopharmaceutical company Sequoia Vaccines. Before that, she spent 16 years in roles of increasing responsibility at Copenhagen, Denmark-based Lundbeck, most recently as senior vice president and head of human and financial resources for North America.

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  Scott Allen

Scott Allen | Everlaw

Scott Allen joined Everlaw as the investigation and litigation platform’s first CFO. Allen most recently was chief financial officer of mobile marketing platform Airship. He has also held CFO roles at Intermedia and Citrix Online. Earlier in Allen’s career, he spent 18 years at ADP in senior finance and product roles, most recently as vice president of payment solutions.

Jennifer Gravelle | Kingstone

Property and casualty insurance provider Kingstone appointed Jennifer Gravelle to the chief financial officer position. Gravelle most recently was CFO of Slide Insurance. She previously held CFO roles at both Allied Trust Insurance and Olympus Insurance. Earlier in her career, Gravelle worked at HomeWise Insurance Group as controller.