Terra Exports Hires New Chief Financial Officer
LAS VEGAS, NV - Terra Exports, an innovative global fresh fruit sourcing company, has hired Laura Peternostro as its new Chief Financial Officer. Laura is based in Terra Exports’ headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada.
When asked why she decided to join Terra Exports, Laura shared, “After learning about the position at Terra Exports and meeting Nils and the leadership team, I knew this is where I needed to be. The industry and culture are a perfect fit for where I see myself as I grow in my career.”
Terra Exports’ CEO, Nils Goldschmidt added, “Laura brings strong leadership experience in treasury, controller, and financial positions; all with a focus in multi-entity businesses. Her ability to lead and inspire her team, together with her exceptional career in both finance and accounting, made her ideal for this demanding job.”
As CFO at Terra Exports, Laura will be a liaison between leadership and sales on financial strategies, largely focusing on maximizing sales growth while limiting risk. Terra Exports has made Inc. 5000’s annual list of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. twice because of its strong YOY growth. Laura’s role will maintain a pulse over yearly growth, ensure business decisions are grounded in solid financial criteria, and manage risk as the business executes on its strategies and initiatives.
Prior to joining Terra Exports, Laura spent the last 10 years of her career as Controller and Director of Treasury Operations in New York. Laura holds experience managing several accounting teams in her career spanning retail, wholesale, media sales, and nonprofit accounting experience.
The entire Terra Exports sales team noted, “While Terra Exports has been fortunate enough to weather the storm of the current environment, we have an amazing sales team that has found new and innovative ways to not only keep sales up for the short-term, but help us grow in the future. With Laura onboard, we will get through this bigger and better.”