Janelle Cunningham, Head of Finance & Operations
Janelle is the Head of Finance and Operations for Notion Consulting. With her analytical mind, solution-orientation and contagious positive energy, Janelle shines when she's equipping others with the information and insights needed to make smart business decisions. Having spent time in finance leadership roles in both public and private companies, Janelle has a diverse background that helps her approach hurdles with an open mind. She has shown an agility and adaptability to new industries, environments, and challenges and has the desire to always learn more.
Prior to joining Notion Consulting Janelle was Finance Director for Marina Maher Communications LLC, an Omnicom agency. In her role as Finance Director she helped roll out new systems and processes to increase efficiency and analysis. She managed financial reporting and analysis, working closely with executives to analyze financial projections, staff modeling and operations initiatives. With her nimble leadership, she helped evolved the finance team in a dynamic and ever-changing environment, creating a collaborative culture and providing mentoring and career guidance along the way. Janelle was a strong partner with client-facing teams, always working to break down the “mystery” of finance and empower others to successfully manage their projects.
Before leading finance for consulting firm agencies, Janelle spent time as the Controller at Moody Insurance Agency, Inc and prior to that, an auditor with BKD, LLP. In these roles, Janelle learned how to fuel rapid growth, integrate acquired companies and evaluate the financials across industries like manufacturing, financial services, agriculture and real estate.
Janelle is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Masters degree in Professional Accountancy as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln where she majored in Accounting.
She enjoys exploring New York City with her husband, picnics in Central Park, traveling the world, and learning about art in her free time.