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CFOs On the Move: Week Ending December 10

Greenlight Financial Technology, Corning, Ziff-Davis, Wynn Resorts, Navisite, SmileDirectClub, Texas Capital Bancshares, Healthy.io, Torrid Holdings
Vincent RyanDecember 10, 2021

Brian Dong

Children’s finance app company Greenlight Financial Technology appointed Brian Dong its chief financial officer. Dong joins Greenlight from Goldman Sachs, where he served as managing director in investment banking, advising companies such as Apple, eBay, Square, and Qualcomm.  As CFO, he will lead Greenlight’s financial and capital markets strategies. Greenlight has raised over $550 million to date, closing its $260 million Series D round led by Andreessen Horowitz in April 2021.

Materials science company Corning promoted Edward Schlesinger to executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Feb. 18, 2022. Since 2015 Schlesinger has led the company’s corporate accounting, compliance, financial planning & analysis, shared services, and external reporting functions.  He joined the company in 2013 as CFO of Corning’s optical communications segment. Schlesinger succeeds CFO Tony Tripeny, who is retiring.

Media company Ziff-Davis appointed Bret Richter as finance chief. Richter comes to Ziff Davis from MSG Networks, where he served as CFO and treasurer. Previously, Richter served as the executive vice president of corporate finance and development at Cablevision Systems. Before joining Cablevision, Richter provided consulting services to early-stage media companies. His first day at Ziff Davis will be January 3, 2022.

Julie Cameron-Doe

Wynn Resorts named Julie Cameron-Doe as its next CFO, effective in the second quarter of 2022 on completing her notice period with her current employer,  Aristocrat Leisure. Cameron-Doe has held senior finance roles at Aristocrat since 2013, becoming CFO in 2018. She has also worked in finance at Orbitz, The Walt Disney Company, and KPMG. Cameron-Doe succeeds Craig Billings, who will become the company’s CEO early next year. Billings said: “Coming from the gaming industry, [Cameron-Doe] understands many aspects of our business and she has diverse international experience. She is the clear choice for this position.”

Managed cloud service provider Navisite added Jason Facer as chief financial officer. Facer will be responsible for Navisite’s global finance operations, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, and reporting functions. In addition, he will work with the company’s private equity sponsor, Madison Dearborn Partners, to manage the company’s acquisition and corporate development strategy. Fracer joins Navisite from Presidio, a digital systems integrator, where he was vice president of finance. Facer replaces former CFO Art Green.

Publicly held SmileDirectClub this week announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer Kyle Wailes to pursue a CEO opportunity at a health care company. Wailes will support the transition of responsibilities through March 1, 2022. The teeth-straightening company has retained executive recruiting firm Korn Ferry to search for a new CFO. SmileDirectClub said Wailes “will continue to own a significant amount of equity in the company.”

Matt Scurlock, corporate treasurer of Texas Capital Bancshares, was promoted to executive vice president and CFO, effective January 1, 2022. Scurlock will become a permanent member of the bank’s operating committee and will be responsible for all accounting and financial reporting functions, as well as financial planning and analysis, capital planning, and funds management. He replaces Julie Anderson, who will remain in an advisory capacity until March 31, 2022.

Heather Getz

Healthy.io named Heather Getz CFO and president of North America. Getz has more than 20 years of corporate experience, most recently as the chief financial and administrative officer of BioTelemetry, where she served for almost 12 years. BioTelemetry was sold to Philips Healthcare in February 2021. She also spent seven years at VISASYS Healthcare in financial leadership positions. She began her career in finance at Sunoco. Healthy.io provides smartphone-powered technology to health systems and insurance providers.

Torrid Holdings, a direct-to-consumer apparel, intimates, and accessories brand in North America for plus-size women, announced that CFO George Wehlitz is retiring at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2022. Wehlitz will remain in his role through the completion of the company’s fiscal 2021 annual financial filings. Torrid is conducting a search for Wehlitz’s successor and will consider internal and external candidates, the company said.

Photo of Julie Cameron-Doe courtesy of Yogonet