Teresa McWilliams, Chief Executive Officer
For more than 30 years, Teresa McWilliams has applied strong analytical skills, strategic planning, and guidance for public, nonprofit, and privately held companies. Since 2011, Ms. McWilliams has been co-leading Aluf Holdings, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary. Currently, as Aluf’s Chief Executive Officer, Ms. McWilliams is responsible for developing and managing acquisitions, growth, financial strategies and regulations, capital generation, and relationships with key financial institutions and private equity firms.
Prior to joining Aluf, Ms. McWilliams was involved in a number of IPOs in the BioTech industry and later became Chief Financial Officer and Acting Director for a leading biotech company where she secured over $5,000,000 in working capital through private placements.
Ms. McWilliams began her professional career in finance with Merrill Lynch. She was later recruited by a highly regarded regional CPA firm. She has worked in securities as a Compliance Officer, and Corporate Controller for a securities broker-dealer, and founded and operated a successful professional tax and business consulting firm specializing in compliance, accounting, business, and personal tax issues. During extensive consulting engagements with various C-level executives, she has participated in a number of complex IPOs and Mergers and acquisitions. Teresa is a key asset in driving ongoing acquisitions, development, and future growth of Aluf Holdings, Inc.
Ms. McWilliams attended Sawyer College, the University of Phoenix, and Trinity Colleges University for her postgraduate degrees in Accounting, Finance, and Economics. Development, and Business Administration. She currently serves on the board of directors for two nonprofit organizations, and is an Associate Pastor in her local church.