Mark Nelson joined the Crossover team in June 2017 as our Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to this, he worked for over 9 years at VIZIO Inc., a multi-billion dollar revenue, leading brand in televisions and audio products. During these years, he held a number of positions at VIZIO, including SVP Finance, VP Finance, and VP Finance and Corporate Controller. In these positions, Mark helped lead the teams in all aspects of accounting, finance, and financial operations and processes. Prior to joining VIZIO, Mr. Nelson was Vice President of Finance at Aspen Education Group Inc., an education service provider, where he was in charge of mergers and acquisitions, capital planning and financial planning. In 2006, Mr. Nelson led the sale of Aspen to a private equity funded company.
Prior to that, Mr. Nelson worked in the investment banking industry as an associate in the mergers and acquisitions department of Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, and prior to that, was an auditor for Deloitte LLP. Mr. Nelson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Master of Business Administration with Honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mr. Nelson is a certified public accountant.