Alyssa Adams VP of Finance
Alyssa joined Propeller Industries with more than 10 years of Financial Planning & Analysis and General Management experience in the consumer goods, e-commerce, and technology space. She holds an MBA from Stanford, successfully passed the CMA exams, and has dual degrees in Finance and Economics from Santa Clara University.
Alyssa started her career at Yahoo! as a Financial Analyst before joining Ghirardelli Chocolate. At Ghirardelli, she managed the company-wide budget and forecast process, monthly financial reviews, trade spend analysis, cost accounting, customer and product P&LS, and investment analyses. In between the first and second year of her MBA, she worked at Apple in the Corporate FP&A department. After business school, she transitioned into a general management role as Director of E-Commerce at Ghirardelli where she had full P&L responsibility of the business unit before leaving to launch her own start-up in the furniture e-commerce space.
Alyssa is a Seattle native but has lived in the Bay Area for the last 15 years. She loves adventure, is certified as a rescue scuba diver, and has backpacked or traveled through more than 50 countries. On weekends, you can find her exploring San Francisco with her husband and her miniature pinscher Archer.