Leslie Mertz

WM Leslie Mertz

Education

Binghamton University
B.S. in Accounting

Years of Experience

18 Years

Industry Expertise

Consumer Products, Entertainment, Finance, Life Sciences, Media, Retail, Software

Leslie Mertz

Managing Director – Advisory

Leslie brings more than 18 years of financial consulting and executive management experience to WilliamsMarston LLC. Prior to WilliamsMarston, Leslie was a Managing Director at Chord Advisors, LLC, a boutique accounting advisory firm serving more than 400 pre-IPO, public and private equity-backed growth companies on a variety of technical accounting, SEC reporting and capital markets transactions. While at Chord Advisors, Leslie advised clients on a variety of complex matters including IPO readiness, SEC reporting, equity transactions, share-based payment arrangements, business combinations, earnings per share and investments. Her broad industry experience includes consumer products, media, entertainment, life sciences, software, finance and retail.

Prior to Chord Advisors, Leslie worked with and within global and domestic organizations as an advisor, Controller and financial reporting and technical accounting specialist in a variety of industries including consumer products, media and entertainment, biotechnology, software, finance and retail. Leslie began her career in Arthur Andersen’s Audit practice in New York City where she rose to the role of Manager.

Leslie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Binghamton University.