Sarah Alper

CFO at Pactum AI

Sarah Alper has extensive work experience in finance and leadership roles. Sarah is currently a Founding Member at The F Suite, a private network aimed at empowering women leaders. Prior to this, they worked at Pactum AI as the Chief Financial Officer, where they utilized AI technology to negotiate supplier contracts. Sarah also held positions at UiPath, serving as Vice President of Finance, and Zeta Global, where they were Vice President of FP&A and Finance Transformation. Additionally, they worked at GE Digital as Head of Finance IT and IT Acquisition Integration Leader, and at GE Capital in various roles, including Strategic Initiatives Leader and Finance Director. Earlier in their career, they gained experience at General Electric as a Finance Manager and Senior FP&A Analyst, and at Pfizer as a Senior Analyst. Sarah began their career at Deloitte in the Financial Advisory Services department. Throughout their career, Sarah has been involved in financial operations, budgeting, forecasting, and transformation initiatives in a variety of industries.

Sarah Alper completed their high school education at Carman-Ainsworth from 1992 to 1995. Sarah then attended Michigan State University from 1995 to 1999, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance with a focus on Finance and Accounting.

After obtaining their undergraduate degree, Sarah pursued further education in various executive education programs. In 2012, they completed the Experienced Financial Leadership Program at the John F. Welch Leadership Development Center - Crotonville, specializing in Organizational Leadership. From 2013 onwards, they attended Harvard Business School for two executive education programs - one in Driving Corporate Performance and another in Business, Government & International Economies (BGIE).

Furthermore, Sarah holds several certifications. In 2003, they became a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Sarah then obtained the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation from the California Board of Accountancy in 2004. Lastly, in 2008, they obtained the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) certification from ACAMS.

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  • CFO

    February, 2023 - present