Meet Diane Tarshis, Sherry Geddes
, and Victoria Duff and benefit from their extensive experience writing, editing and strengthening business plans, raising funds, and preparing senior management for investor presentations.
...Sherry GeddesSherry Geddes is a principal in Telegense.Previously she was VP Marketing for Tezzaron Semiconductor where she created the business plan and presentation materials used to raise more than $20 million during the 2000-2001 meltdown.In the mid-1990s, Sherry was COO of IBH and VP of subsidiary CoSuTel, SA where she wrote the business and marketing plans that led to a $100million seed capital commitment.Previously Sherry was head of the IPO task force, VP Marketing and, at various times, acting COO and CFO at First Pacific Networks and raised more than $120million between 1988 and 1992 including a $45million IPO during the 1992 downturn.She
has been actively involved in multiple IPOs and numerous high tech start-up companies over the past 30 years.She has degrees in English and Economics.
...As head of the IPO team and Vice President of Marketing, Sherry was responsible for First Pacific Networks' $45M 1992 IPO as well as more than $50M in other fundraisings at FPN.
As acting COO she
1990 turnaround that positioned the company for its subsequent IPO
.Prior to FPN, Sherry served in both senior line management positions and as a consultant.Sherry graduated from Skidmore College and has done graduate coursework in management, communications and psychology.
TalkBack connects you with other SMEs (subject matter experts)â€"see the list of upcoming sessions at /talkback/index.cfm Tonightâ€s session is: Answers R Us: Get Business Plan Answers That Work for Investment Success!
with Diane Tarshis, Sherry Geddes
, and Victoria Duff.