Federica O’Brien

Federica O’Brien

Position: Strategic Finance Consultant/CFO

Presently Freddi is President of CFO’Brien Consulting, LLC, for which she provides executive level strategic and financial consulting services. Freddi has previously held the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Controller and Director of Financial Reporting and has been integral in the growth and financing of both private and public companies ranging from preclinical through commercial stage.  Collaborating with the Genova Group, a boutique accounting advisory firm, Freddi leads the technical accounting and financial reporting functions of Geneos.

Freddi’s corporate experience includes senior leadership roles at several life sciences companies including Complexa Inc., Cerecor Inc., Cervilenz Inc., Cardiokine Inc., Barrier Therapeutics, Inc. and at Infonautics, Inc., a technology company. Freddi currently serves on the Board of Directors of TELA Bio, Inc., a publicly held commercial-stage medical technology company, where she also chairs the Audit Committee. She is also on the Board of Directors of MacroGenics, Inc., a publicly held biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Before specializing in life sciences and technology, Freddi spent over a decade in professional service accounting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she was focused on high growth companies in multiple industries.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant – Inactive.