Kerry O’Neill joined Flagship in 2015 as a controller for Flagship Labs. In her role at Flagship, Kerry provides financial and operational oversight to early stage life science companies within the Flagship portfolio. She is accountable for the continuous improvement of new venture operations, financial performance, and strategic capital investments. In addition, she leads strategic initiatives for Flagship Pioneering to identify and improve operational and financial efficiencies.
Kerry has more than a decade of experience in finance and accounting and prior to Flagship, she worked as a consultant in the software and consulting industry. As a consultant, Kerry worked to establish the treasury and finance functions, researched tax treaties between countries, and executed on their impact to ensure tax compliance for the firm. Kerry began her career in public accounting serving several industries including healthcare and senior living, architecture and engineering, manufacturing and distribution, professional and financial services, not-for-profit, and retail.
Kerry holds a B.S. in Accountancy and Marketing from Boston College and an M.S. in Taxation from Bentley University.