Michelle Gardner

Partner

Michelle re-joined Venturity in 2014 as our newest partner focused on operations, specifically our offshore team. Prior to coming back onboard, Michelle held leadership positions in the finance organizations of NTT DATA, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard. While at NTT DATA, Inc. she led the integration of the finance and accounting operations of acquired businesses into the NTT DATA, Inc. offshore global shared services organization. She also managed the corporate close and consolidation team and the general ledger team, and was the accounting operational leader for the SAP platform implementation. At Hewlett-Packard, she was manager of the group responsible for the accounting of the multi-billion dollar corporate restructuring plans, corporate-held acquisition costs and intangible assets, and stock compensation.

During Michelle’s first tenure with Venturity, she was a Controller where she supervised a team of finance professionals responsible for preparing financial statements, processing payables and receivables, and performing other accounting functions for a group of Venturity’s clients. She is currently focusing on working with our India-based offshore team, Pierian Services, Limited  to bring additional breadth and depth to our domestic team structure which enhances our service offering and the overall client service experience.

Also during her career, Michelle served as Regional Controller, Controller, and Senior Financial Analyst at several Dallas area companies including Affiliated Computer Systems (purchased by Xerox), NexTrend, Inc. and Electronic Data Systems (purchased by Hewlett Packard). She has experience in the IT outsourcing, retail, telecommunications, software, manufacturing, and non-profit industries.  Michelle began her career with Pricewaterhousecoopers. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University in 1988. She lives in Dallas with her husband, Ed. They have 5 adult children.