About Lisa Kennedy Crooke

Lisa Kennedy Crooke has more than 20 years of financial management experience in both emerging private entities as well as public companies. Today, she focuses on providing CFO level financial services to emerging technology companies.

Prior to starting her own consulting practice, she was the CFO for Proofpoint, Inc. where she successfully raised $40M in venture funding and guided the company to cash flow positive. Prior to Proofpoint, she was the CFO at Fasturn Inc. where she led the process to sell the company. As corporate controller at Documentum, Inc. she created the financial infrastructure and systems to prepare the company for a successful IPO in 1996. She has also held senior financial management positions at emerging companies such as Banyan Systems, and Shiva Corporation both of whom executed successful IPOs. Lisa earned her CPA while serving for Ernst and Young in Boston and graduated with honors from Bentley College in Massachusetts.