Chief Financial Officer
Piero Stillitano is CALSTART’s CFO, responsible for the Accounting Department, Human Resources, Facility, and Information Technology. Piero is a finance and business development professional with over 20 years of international experience managing corporate financial, administration, business development, and strategic operations of large corporations and nonprofit organizations in the USA and Europe.
Before joining CALSTART, Piero held the CFO position of two Los Angeles-based leading national providers of quality, specialized, educational, health, and behavioral services to children and adults with special needs.
Piero’s experience includes a CFO position with Alter Technology TÜV Nord, a Madrid (Spain) based multinational company and one of the world’s leading experts in the engineering, procurement of Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical components for the Aerospace & Defense industry, and a Finance Controller position with Westside Regional Center, a nonprofit organization funded by the State of California (Department of Developmental Services) serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
In his spare time, Piero volunteers as treasurer on the Board of Directors of “PS I Love You Foundation,” a South Bay-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping local at-risk children.
Piero’s academic background includes an MBA in International Business and an MA in Behavioral Science (Negotiation and Conflict Resolution). He is also a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) and an active member of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA).