As assistant controller at Omidyar Network, Teresa is responsible for overseeing the accounting, reporting, and compliance activities for the firm’s for-profit entity. In this role she manages the external audit, executes the monthly and year-end close process, provides support in the completion and review of the annual tax return, and contributes to the annual budget process.
Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Teresa was a tax controller at Northgate Capital, an investment firm with $5B under management. In this role, she was responsible for federal, state, and foreign tax compliance for all of the firm’s funds, as well as managing the accounting and reporting for all of the GP entities. Aside from accounting, she was instrumental in institutionalizing and streamlining many aspects of Northgate’s operations, including the implementation of finance software systems. She was previously an assistant controller and accounting manager for ONSET Ventures, a venture capital firm with $900M under management, where she performed all aspects of fund and management company accounting, tax compliance, benefits administration, and HR responsibilities. Teresa began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, where she performed federal and state tax compliance for partnerships and corporations in the firm’s venture capital group.
Teresa received a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.