Janet Nguyen is a partner in the Orange County practice of Hardesty, LLC. Janet is a results-driven finance executive with more than 18 years of experience in progressive accounting and finance roles within start-ups to mid-market publicly traded organizations. Most recently, Janet served as a Chief Financial Officer of portfolio companies in Asia where she focused on emerging growth stage companies. She transformed financial aspects of entrepreneurial, culturally diverse companies to access capital markets and raised in excess of $30 million. She also redesigned and upgraded accounting systems and business processes to strengthen controls and scale infrastructure for growth. Previously, she worked as a Senior Vice President of Quality Systems, Inc., a NASDAQ listed technology company where she led the SAP implementation, was involved in 3 acquisitions totaling $45 million, grew quality and size of department during rapid company growth (revenue grew from $90 to $450 million in 7 year period) and a changing regulatory environment (SOX 404) and led global outsource project to set up wholly owned 100+ employee Indian captive facility in Bangalore (off shore R&D/QA and BPO activities).
Janet began her career in the Orange County office of Andersen LLP in the assurance practice. Janet is a CPA (inactive) and holds a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Southern California.