Risa Sparks, Chief Financial Officer
Risa Sparks is responsible for ETQ’s finance, accounting, legal and IT/business operations/security, as well as quality and compliance functions.
Prior to ETQ, Sparks was senior vice president of strategic finance and accounting at Panorama Education, where she led the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team, accounting and corporate development.
Previously, Sparks was vice president, M&A integration at Everbridge, where she managed the integration and value creation for key acquisitions comprising more than $400M of transaction value. She also held strategic finance positions with global firms such as edX, SunEdison, Chevron and Intel.
Sparks holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Engineering Management degree from Northwestern University; and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.