For over 20 years, Lisa has held CFO positions in various Hi-tech and manufacturing industries where she was responsible for raising over $350M through vehicles such as, Private investments in public entities (PIPE), private equity, debt and bridge loans for her companies. Lisa is the Chief Financial Officer and will drive strategic initiatives including key partnerships, capital management and potential acquisitions.
VanPatten brings 30 years of professional accounting, finance, and management experience and a robust background in financial leadership to Transcend, having served as CFO and Vice President of Finance across both publicly traded and privately held companies. Prior to Transcend, VanPatten served as Executive Director at MorganFranklin, helping build out the company’s overall consulting practice in Atlanta and the Southeast. As CFO of various high-tech and manufacturing industry organizations, VanPatten has helped raise over $350M in private equity, debt and bridge loans, and $750M in public funds on the NYSE.
Lisa began her career in accounting and received her CPA two years after graduating from college. Lisa worked in accounting while attending school and upon graduating, held positions of senior analyst, accounting manager, assistant controller and at the age of 24 held her first leadership role as Controller reporting to the CEO.