Brian Coderre is IRI’s acting chief financial officer, joining the firm in 2005.
He is responsible for the overall financial management of IRI and its financial reporting and transparency, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, audit, real estate and procurement.
A seasoned financial executive with more than 30 years’ experience, Coderre plays an instrumental role in securing private equity sponsorship, providing financial integration for strategic acquisitions, raising capital, maximizing shareholders’ returns and developing growth strategies.
Before joining IRI, Coderre was CFO of Universal Access, Inc., a telecom firm that went public in 2000 and became one of the fastest growing companies in Chicago. In addition, he held finance positions at Aerial Communications and Arthur Andersen.
Coderre is a CPA and graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and French from Illinois Wesleyan University, graduating magna cum laude.