Wendy West is an accomplished President with a distinguished career as a CFO and controller, specializing in rapid growth venture-backed businesses and private equity-sponsored real estate development. As a key member of the CommandLink team, Wendy excels at building strong relationships with staff and partners while bringing a nurturing approach to finance. Her expertise ensures that growth is managed responsibly and with a measured approach.
Wendy's professional journey includes her role as CFO at Telnes Broadband, where she worked alongside our CEO, Jason Ness. During her 13-year tenure at Telnes, Wendy successfully managed all accounting and financing aspects with exceptional skill, minimizing the need for external financing and leverage. Her ability to expertly manage cash flow during periods of fast company growth earned her a reputation as a wizard in the field.
Prior to Telnes, Wendy held executive accounting and finance positions at a high-growth Starbucks white-label food manufacturer and The Lyle Anderson Company, a visionary developer of large-scale real estate golf communities on a global scale. Her contributions in these roles were instrumental in driving financial success and ensuring strategic financial planning.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Wendy finds joy in nurturing her garden and tending to plants with the same passion, love, and attention to detail she applies to her work. She also embraces the opportunity to explore the world with her husband and family, indulging in their shared love for travel whenever she is away from the office.
Wendy West's exceptional financial acumen, nurturing leadership style, and commitment to detail make her an invaluable asset to CommandLink. Her ability to foster growth while maintaining financial stability ensures the company's continued success in a competitive market.