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Krista Mann

Chief Financial Officer

RKN, Inc (formerly Uptake Medical Corp)




Vice President and CFO : Uptake Medical Corp - [2006-2016]
Responsible for the financial and operational management (HR, IT, Corporate Governance) of this mid-stage medical device company. Partner with CEO and fellow senior management on short and long term strategic planning and implementation. Work directly with board of directors and audit committee to support leadership and corporate compliance. Support CEO in all fundraising activities, investor relations and communications and corporate administration. Raised $80m to date and company transforming from R&D to OUS (outside US) commercialization.

CFO : Environmental Science Associates * - [2002-01 to 2007-02]
*formerly Adolfson Associates until purchased by ESA Responsible for the financial, human resource, business administration, short and long term planning and succession planning of this $4.3 million, 46 person environmental consulting firm established in 1987. The initial challenge was to get the company’s accounting and reporting systems in order and discover ways to improve overall company performance during an economic environment of declining revenue and profits for the Architectural & Engineering (A&E) industry. Eventually led the company through M&A exit with ESA.

Owner/COO/CFO : The Production Network - [1994-04 to 2000-04]
Responsible for all financial functions, human resources, administration, and corporate governance for this full-service Live-Corporate and Special Event and Production Management business. From start-up to $12m+ revenue, over 75 employees and 5 lines of business.



B.S Finance & Administration, Finance : Indiana University-Bloomington

Accounting Courses - no degree, Accounting to obtain CPA : University of Evansville