Constellis of Reston, VA announced on November 9 that Deborah Ricci has been appointed as its chief financial officer. Ricci succeeds Barry Broadus in the CFO role and will report to Jason DeYonker, chief executive officer of Constellis. She will be responsible for the oversight of all financial strategy and financial operations for Constellis.
Ricci has served as the SVP of Finance and Accounting at Constellis since April 2017, which she joined upon the completion of the acquisition of Centerra Group. Previously, she had served as the CFO of Centerra Group since November 2015. Prior to her CFO role at Centerra, Ricci was the CFO of a leading counterterrorism firm from 2010 to 2015, where she led the sale of that company to a large government contractor. She brings more than 20 years of experience as a financial executive at defense, technology and manufacturing companies, and her extensive experience includes corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax, accounting, investor relations, internal audit, pricing, contracts and human resources.
“Debbie is extremely qualified for this position with her wealth of experience in financial, treasury and accounting roles,” said Jason DeYonker, CEO of Constellis. “Her leadership coupled with her technical prowess will be invaluable as we continue to expand the Constellis platform. I also want to thank Barry Broadus for his valuable contributions to Constellis during his tenure and wish him every success in the future.”
Ricci was a fellow at the University of Pittsburgh where she earned a master’s of business administration degree with a concentration in strategic planning. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University in Waltham, MA. She began her career as a certified public accountant.