Mark has primary responsibility for driving financial strategy and policy across Matrix and is an active contributor to the company’s overall growth strategy. He leads a broad range of financial functions for Matrix, including all accounting, forecasting, audit, capital budgets, financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, facilities and pricing strategy.
Mr. Schonau has more than 25 years of experience providing financial and operational leadership to a number of successful public and private companies in the technology, biotechnology and health care sector. Most recently, Mr. Schonau served as CFO at AFS Technologies Inc., a global provider of business automation solutions for consumer goods companies.
Previous to AFS Technologies, over the course of 20 years, Mr. Schonau held the position of CFO at various corporations, including three publicly traded companies recognized as leaders within their industries. He also served as the lead financial executive in approximately 15 transactions ($1 billion) including M&A, public offerings, private equity and public debt.
Mr. Schonau, a licensed CPA in Arizona began his career with Ernst & Young, where he managed a client base of major corporate accounts specializing in healthcare and banking. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Arizona State University and holds a Certificate in Global Leadership from the Thunderbird School of International Management.