Julianne Averill, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Ms. Averill will be responsible for leading all financial operations and implementing key business strategies to accelerate Alveo’s growth as the company advances its be.well™ platform, a point-of-care and at-home diagnostic tool currently under development.
“Julianne’s strong track record of driving results and accelerating growth comes at a critical time as the U.S. enters the twindemic COVID+flu season,” said Ron Chiarello, Ph.D., Chairman, CEO and Founder of Alveo. “As Alveo continues its initiative of bringing accurate, at-home testing solutions to market, Julianne’s strong financial expertise will be a valuable asset to the leadership team, ensuring we remain poised for long-term success.”
Julianne Averill brings over 18 years of leadership experience in the life sciences, technology/SaaS, and digital health fields as well as has participated in or led over $2B in successful strategic financing and M&A initiatives. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Finance for BlackThorn Therapeutics, driving strategic growth initiatives and investment strategies. Ms. Averill has held leadership roles at Manifest MedEx and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust, where she successfully improved financial operations to support long-term company growth. She also served as an audit manager at Deloitte, working with various Fortune 500 and international entities in the consumer business and life sciences industries.
“I was instantly drawn to Alveo’s vision of putting an affordable, rapid at-home diagnostic tool for infectious diseases into the hands of consumers worldwide,” said Ms. Averill. “Alveo has a strong leadership team, a unique solution, and tremendous potential. I am thrilled to be joining the company at this exciting stage of its development. I look forward to leveraging my experience to help drive growth at Alveo as it continues on the trajectory of transforming the way infectious diseases are detected and managed.”