Irina joined VB+P as Controller in 2015, and quickly went to work building the department from the ground up, hiring a cohesive team of enthusiastic and smart finance professionals. She also helped establish more effective financial processes and transitioned the agency to a new, more efficient accounting software. Prior to joining VB+P, Irina enjoyed 6 years as the Controller at a few advertising agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Evolution Bureau, Améredia and Mortar, where she worked with senior leadership on creating financial structure and processes as a basis to facilitate growth. <br /> <br /> On weekends Irina can be found in nature, hiking or camping with her husband and daughter. She is also an avid yogini and traveler.