Mark Nelson has an extensive 25-year career with a background in strategic finance leadership and financial engineering at high-growth companies in various industries.
A certified public accountant, Mark provides strategic oversight for Crossover’s finance, accounting, and legal efforts, and has enjoyed building teams and processes to support Crossover’s tremendous growth. Prior to joining Crossover as CFO in 2017, he was SVP of Finance at VIZIO where he helped lead the multi-billion dollar revenue company through its filing for an IPO. He held numerous other positions over his nine years there, including VP of Finance and Corporate Controller. Prior to his time at VIZIO, he focused on M&A at a multi-site operator of boarding schools and ultimately helped lead the sale of the company. Mark has also spent several years in investment banking including at Credit Suisse First Boston where he focused on M&A deals for his clients, and at Deloitte LLP, where he began his career performing audits for his clients.
Mark earned a BA in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and holds a Master of Business Administration with Honors degree from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. When Mark finds some downtime, he can be found fishing in the Sea of Cortez or golfing.