Atlona has appointed Kelly Hicks as the company’s director of finance and Jessica Mansfield as the director of human resources. Hicks will oversee the company’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, purchasing, and order administration functions while Mansfield will be responsible for Atlona’s human resource policies, programs, and services. As the company continues to grow, Atlona’s goal is to redefine its internal structure to better serve its customers and partners.
Kelly Hicks, top, and Jessica Mansfield
“The addition of Kelly and Jessica to our management team enables us to continue our steady growth by ensuring that we have the best business processes backed by the industry’s best people,” said Ilya Khayn, president and CEO, Atlona. “Both appointees come with stellar track records for managing resources and personnel within rapidly expanding organizations, which will be crucial for our continued success. We are happy to have them both aboard and look forward to working together on strengthening our organization.”
With more than 25 years of financial and operational experience within the public and private sectors, Hicks brings extensive experience in managing rapid-growth, high-technology companies, creating infrastructures to keep pace with business environments as well as developing and executing financial strategies targeted at optimizing revenue and profitability. Most recently he served as vice president of worldwide field operations at Chordiant Software, which was recently acquired by Pegasystems. Hicks holds a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in finance from California State University, Chico.
Mansfield joins Atlona with more than 18 years of experience in human resources and administration. She has contributed to the strategic team development of numerous organizations, and has extensive experience in aligning human resource infrastructures to support rapid growth in addition to identifying strategic initiatives that support employee development. Before joining Atlona, Mansfield worked for a variety of technology startups in Silicon Valley, Mercedes-Benz Research and Technology, and Barnes and Noble’s Nook division, where she helped expand its overseas presence. Mansfield holds an MBA from National University, La Jolla, CA, along with a PHR certification.