Ms. Downes is a senior executive with over 35 years of experience with technology and professional services businesses. She is an experienced advisor with expertise in driving revenue and outperforming cash flow objectives.
Ms. Downs is Chief Financial Officer of Constant and Associates as well as a strategic consultant for her own venture, Fide Professions Services. As a leader in accounting and finance, Ms. Downes provided consulting services for Guidehouse, a $1B+ consulting firm, from 2018 to 2019.
Known for technical and industry expertise, business development skills, financial sophistication, and governance and risk oversight acumen, Ms. Downes' career also includes roles as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer at Versar, Inc,, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Environmental Design International Inc., and Vice President of Finance of GDI Advanced Protection Solutions.
Ms. Downes is a certified public accountant (Illinois and Virginia). She received her B.S. from Purdue University and an MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg).