Mara Garcia, Chief Financial Officer for marketing automation platform Phonexa, has joined the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only organization for senior-level finance executives.
Garcia will provide industry expertise and insight drawn from her day-to-day experiences shaping Phonexa, the all-in-one marketing automation solution for calls, leads, clicks, email, SMS, accounting, and more. Garcia will also participate in constructive dialogue with fellow industry leaders in Forbes’ forum.
“I’m honored to be a part of an esteemed council of diverse business leaders,” said Garcia. “I benefited greatly from my experience working with innovative leaders at Phonexa, and I look forward to sharing my expertise with the next wave of innovators.”
Garcia joins Phonexa President David Gasparyan and CEO Lilit Davtyan as part of an elite group cultivated by Forbes. Gasparyan has been part of the Forbes Technology Council since 2020; Davtyan joined the Forbes Council in 2021.
Prior to moving into her new role as CFO in February, Garcia was the Vice President of Finance and Accounting for Phonexa. Garcia has been with the SaaS company since 2020.
At Phonexa, Garcia oversees many of Phonexa’s financial practices and procedures including but not limited to supervision of internal and external expenses, budgeting, audit management, and tax preparation. She currently leads Phonexa’s tax, accounting, and finance teams.
Garcia received her B.S. from California State University, Northridge, and received her CPA license from the California Board of Accountancy. She obtained a Cybersecurity Advisory Services Certificate from the American Institute of CPAs. She’s also one of the Vice Presidents on the Board of Directors for CalCPA’s LA Chapter.