Introducing Our New CFO: Jessica Traw

May 22, 2024
Introducing Our New CFO: Jessica Traw

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Jessica Traw as our new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. 

Jessica was brought on as NSTXL’s Financial Controller in 2023 and has more than 15 years of experience leading accounting and finance teams. During her career, she has spearheaded transformative initiatives to modernize accounting processes and software to steer organizations toward sustainable growth.  

Since joining our team, Jessica has led with a steadfast commitment to transparency and accessibility, fostering collaboration and empowering stakeholders to make informed decisions. In her new role as CFO, Jessica will focus on building a scalable infrastructure that aligns seamlessly with our company’s vision and goals while ensuring compliance. 

“I am thrilled to congratulate Jessica on her new role as CFO” said NSTXL Chief Executive Officer Mark McIntosh. “Jessica is an accomplished executive with a distinguished record of leading high-growth businesses. As a data-driven professional, she brings a dynamic, forward-thinking mindset with an emphasis on efficiency that will support innovative business and financial strategies and create value for our shareholders.” 

Jessica is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Midwestern State University. She has been named Young Professional of the Year by her local Chamber of Commerce and a Rising Star by the Texas Society of CPAs. Outside of her professional endeavors, Jessica and her husband are raising three daughters in the heart of Texas, further reflecting her dedication to family and community. 

“It’s an incredible honor to be promoted to CFO of NSTXL. Supporting great missions by ensuring financial health, compliance, and strategic decision making has been a cornerstone of my career. I can think of few missions more important than keeping America competitive and on the cutting edge of critical technologies and I am thrilled to contribute to NSTXL’s mission. As we scale the company and mature our infrastructure, I look forward to working with my high-performing colleagues to transform the way government innovates.”   

Please join us in congratulating Jessica on her new position.  

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NSTXL is focused on building a network of innovators and creators across the most sought-after emerging technology fields. As an open-source platform, our approach was designed to encourage network growth and collaboration without stifling change. We support our network by providing commercial-term contracting, open-source technology discovery, modern-day marketing outreach, a strongly interconnected network for easy teaming and cybersecurity compliance support.

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