MaryAnn Kontonicolas
/    Principal

MaryAnn is a principal in True's Finance practice and is based in Los Angeles.  She specializes in strategic CFO hires for venture and growth-stage technology businesses.

MaryAnn has helped to scale finance functions for companies like MasterClass, Tonal, Snappy, SailPoint and Branch Metrics.

Prior to True, MaryAnn led C-suite and VP recruiting for ECA Partners, a boutique executive search firm that worked with private equity and venture-backed clients.

MaryAnn earned her Ph.D. in archaeology from the University of California, Los Angeles and led excavations across Europe and the Middle East prior to her start in executive recruiting.  Originally from New Jersey, she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University College London.

Focuses on strategic CFO, VP finance, and corporate development hires
Holds BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees
Lived and worked / studied in four countries
Avid backgammon player
Survived a sting by the “deathstalker” scorpion on an excavation in Israel