James McConeghy, Chobani
James McConeghy is former chief financial officer for Chobani, in which he oversaw all financial, accounting and administrative functions to spearhead and foster the company's momentous growth and success. His efforts helped the company receive millions of dollars in allocations from government and financial constituents, allowing for continued production expansion for Chobani, maker of America's #1 selling yogurt brand.
With over 25 years' experience in driving results through business process re-engineering, performance measurement, change implementation, and information systems, McConeghy has a proven track record in implementing positive change. He has been a hands-on leader for many financial and operational performance improvement teams and acted as a key contributor in information systems conversion and enhancement projects. He has extensive experience in all aspects of manufacturing, distribution, marketing, finance, project management and information systems in both small organizations and Fortune 500 multinationals.
McConeghy is a certified public accountant. He received his MBA in finance and accounting from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., and his B.B.A. in accounting from Niagara University, Niagara Falls, N.Y. He is a member of the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International.
McConeghy resides in Rochester with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, reading, and fine wine.