Katarina Abri

Director of Finance

Katarina joined Propeller Industries with more than 12 years of experience in Finance, Accounting and Business Development.

While completing her Master in Finance at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, she joined the local KPMG team and eventually transferred to KPMG NYC. After 4 years in public accounting, she transitioned into the start-up world and joined bio-pharma gene synthesis Codon Devices as a Controller. She became part of the Senior Management team as an Interim CFO and was in in charge of accounting, FP&A, corporate development and equity capital raising. She later on served as a Controller in Yodle, an online marketing company, that had been acquired in 2016 by Web.com.

In 2014, she joined StyleHaul, a multi-channel YouTube network, where she managed due diligence process, that led to a successful acquisition of the company by global conglomerate Bertelsmann Media Group. As VP of Finance and Sales Operations, she streamlined strategic sales initiatives and branded content partnerships across the U.S. and top international markets in UK, Singapore and Brazil.

She’s excited about all the opportunities and learning possibilities the start-up world offers. She’s also consulted on and negotiated several film financing deals.

Katarina speaks six languages, is a proud owner of two rescued dogs, is an avid latin dancer, can’t cook to save her life, but is a licensed private pilot. She’s also a Board Member of several non-profit organizations with focus on youth art education.