Bridgepoint Consulting Names Karen Mellon Director of Finance
February 15, 2016 (Austin, TX) – Bridgepoint Consulting, a leading Texas-based finance, IT and management consulting firm, announced today that Karen Mellon (formerly Grimes) has joined the firm as Director of Finance. In this role, she will spearhead Bridgepoint’s internal accounting operations and infrastructure, including financial reporting, accounting system implementation, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets.
Mellon brings more than 20 years of senior financial and operations experience in the private and public sectors, and has an extensive background working with growth companies in various industries. Her specialties include financial management and reporting, cash flow forecasting, revenue recognition, multi-national operations, growth initiatives, and staff development.
“Karen brings an invaluable set of expertise and industry insight to Bridgepoint,” said Bob Smith, Principal and Co-Founder at Bridgepoint Consulting. “Having worked as an interim CFO for many of our clients and in executive roles with venture capital backed companies, Karen has an informed perspective that will help us achieve our corporate goals and grow our firm.”
Most recently, Mellon served as a Senior Finance Consultant for Bridgepoint, providing interim controller and CFO services for Austin clients. Prior to joining the firm, she held several executive roles with growth companies, where she managed million dollar budgets and led finance, accounting and human resources departments.
Mellon earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Business Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a member of the Austin Professional Women’s Association “APWA”.
About Bridgepoint Consulting
Bridgepoint Consulting is a leading Texas-based professional services firm that provides strategic services and highly qualified professionals to solve complex financial, management and technology challenges. Since 1999, we’ve been helping executives and management teams reduce their business and operational risks, bridge resource gaps and improve overall performance. Whether an organization needs interim expertise to improve infrastructure and processes, or strategic management of a major transition or transaction, Bridgepoint’s team of 140+ qualified professionals can help. The firm has offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston. For more information on Bridgepoint Consulting, please visit our website at www.BridgepointConsulting.com.