Director of Accounting
Andria Barrett, MBA, joined Whitsell Innovations (WI) in 2011 as Director of Accounting. In this capacity, Ms. Barrett, oversees all financial operations for WI focusing on financial strategy and planning. She ensures the practice of fiscal responsibility in business dealings, and that the company is fully accountable to stakeholders, clients, and governing bodies.
Ms. Barrett has over 22 years of experience in finance, primarily working with pharmaceutical and technology-related services organizations. Prior to joining WI, she was the Financial Marketing Senior Manager at Catapult and at Novell, Inc, a telecommunications services company. She currently serves on the Executive Management team of a number of pharmaceutical and technology start-up companies, as their Chief Financial Officer Controller.
Ms. Barrett began her career at Nortel Networks, building a 10-year track record of success that included responsibilities as Senior Manager over Finance and Marketing as well as Software Development. Ms. Barrett earned her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in Computer Science with a minor in Accounting.