John F. Aiello is Chief Financial Officer for Sills Cummis
& Gross. Mr. Aiello is responsible for effectively presenting
forward-looking financial and company analyses, managing outside auditor and
banking relationships while also mentoring and leading the finance team.
Mr. Aiello, who joined the Firm in 2019, is a hands-on
finance and operations executive with over 25 years of experience working with
global organizations as well as venture backed start-ups. Most recently, Mr.
Aiello served as Chief Financial Officer of eChalk, a venture capital backed
SaaS (Software as a Service) company in the education technology market. As a
member of the senior-management team, he directed the short and long term
financial and operations strategy of the company while overseeing investor,
private equity and venture capital relationships.
Mr. Aiello’s other senior-level position include Chief
Financial Officer for Chelsea Pharmaceutical Resources and Regional Controller
for MSX International. Mr. Aiello began his career at Hughes, Hubbard and Reed
in New York City.
Mr. Aiello is a graduate of New York University and a member
of the Institute of Management Accountants.