Alex Katz is a partner and the Chief Financial Officer at ff Venture Capital. He has been working with seed-, early-stage and growth companies for over 30 years. As a CPA and an attorney, Alex manages the firm’s accounting and legal operations, investment processes, regulatory compliance, and the establishment and implementation of other policies and procedures. Alex also manages the firm's Finance Acceleration Suite, which provides ff Venture Capital's portfolio companies with a broad range of financial services, including: management reporting; FP&A services; annual tax and financial reporting; payroll; general ledger; accounts payable/expenses tracking; and accounts receivable/revenue tracking. Alex has experience serving as a board member and/or adviser to numerous ffVC companies including Skycatch, Ionic and InteraXon.
Prior to ff Venture Capital, Alex practiced law with Mesirov Gelman and was a founding partner of Katz and Miele, LLP, a tax and corporate law specialty firm. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Fastener Distribution and Marketing Company, Inc., a $21m industrial supply company, and was responsible for driving its strategy of obtaining market share through internal growth and five external acquisitions. In addition, Alex was Chief Financial Officer of Lenape Dynamic, Inc., a $15m metal forging company, and was responsible for dramatically increasing that company’s operating margins. He has also worked as a Certified Public Accountant.
Alex earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law.
Partner and CFO
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
BS, Business Administration
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