vcfo Austin Grows with the Addition of Five Strategic Financial & HR Professionals

Talent additions bring diversified skill sets and decades of CFO, Controller and HR experience

vcfo, a finance, human resources and recruiting services consulting firm, today announced the addition of four new hires to its Austin office. Deborah Doherty joins the firm as a consulting chief financial officer, Roxie MacHarg and Julie Churchill join as consulting controllers, and Kimberly King joins as a senior human resources consultant, increasing vcfo’s depth and breadth of financial services, human resources and consulting talent.

“vcfo’s growth mirrors that of Austin, with rapid expansion across a number of diverse industries,” said Cristina Silingardi, Austin Managing Director, vcfo. “The addition of these team members adds a combined 80+ years of expertise in software, banking, healthcare, and other high-growth industries, which will benefit our growing client roster.”

Deborah Doherty joins vcfo as a consulting CFO, bringing a career’s worth of experience in global business and international finance operations, particularly in financial strategy. She has deep corporate expertise surrounding high-value transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Roxie MacHarg joins vcfo as a consulting controller with more than 15 years of experience working with domestic and international medical device companies. She previously held accounting positions with a variety of companies including Apollo Endosurgery, ArthroCare Corporation, and Hollister Incorporated.

Julie Churchill joins the team as a consulting controller, bringing more than 30 years of financial, accounting, inventory and operational management expertise. She has worked with companies in all growth stages with a special emphasis in real estate and healthcare industries, and has strong financial and organizational skills.

Kimberly King joins vcfo as a senior human resources consultant with more than 20 years of experience in human resources, payroll, benefits and operations across start-ups, multi-site/multi-state and high growth companies. She has worked in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, medical, international and more.

“We look forward to even more robust client engagements and stronger relationships as these hires bring their knowledge, expertise and insights to our Austin-based clients,” says Silingardi.

About vcfo

vcfo provides an integrated suite of finance, HR and recruiting support, including outsourcing and consulting solutions that improve operational performance and optimize productivity. Founded in 1996, vcfo pioneered the concept of the “Virtual CFO” with its original core offering of fractional or part-time CFO solutions. Over the past 21 years, we have worked with more than 3,500 clients, evolving our service offerings and geographical footprint to meet new industry and market needs expanding what we offer, the value we provide and the way we deliver it. At vcfo, our mission is to make your company stronger. For more information, visit