Jim Thomasch has joined the Fonative team as Chief Financial Officer. He manages the finance, accounting, and treasury functions for the Company.
With more than 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, operations and management consulting, Jim has guided private and public start-ups and higher-growth enterprises through all stages of business development.
Jim began his career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. as an auditor and staff accountant. Over the years, he quickly progressed through the ranks across high-tech companies in the Greater Boston area, including Division President and COO, of XRE Corporation (formerly of Thermo Electron), Senior Vice President and CFO of PLC Systems, and CEO of Clinquest Inc. He most recently co-founded IMS, Inc., a technology start-up that develops and distributes innovative imaging devices. Jim remains active as a Director on its Board, and also serves as a part-time Managing Director at Dunn Rush & Co. LLC, a Boston-based investment bank providing Merger and Acquisition advisory services.
“We’re excited to bring onboard such a consummate professional,” said Stephen Smith, CEO of Fonative. “Having a strong finance arm is the final piece dropping into place, and we’re now poised for the next phase of our growth. Jim’s background and experience couldn’t be a better fit as we look to expand our team, customer base, and products.”