Repairify, Inc., a cloud-based automotive technology and diagnostic services provider, recently announced the appointment of Teresa Covington as its chief financial officer. Covington will join the organization’s senior leadership team and lead the company’s global finance operations.
Covington is a strategic financial executive with more than 20 years of C-level experience with publicly-held and privately-owned companies. Most recently, Covington was heading the global Finance organization at AeroVironment, a publicly-traded technology company in Aerospace and Defense that designs, manufactures and distributes unmanned aerial vehicles. There, Covington served as senior vice president and chief financial officer since 2017. Prior to joining AeroVironment in 2011, Covington served as senior vice president and chief financial officer at Line 6, a global designer and manufacturer of musical instruments, now part of Yamaha. Additional financial leadership roles at Mattel Toys, Inc., Harman International Industries and Equity Marketing Inc. round out Covington’s successful career.
Covington earned her Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, a Master’s in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
“I am very excited and eager to join asTech and to work with an extraordinary group of professionals. My aspiration is to apply my passion and experience in technology and operations to build and lead a strong finance team for a company with a global mission to make the world a safer place. asTech’s purpose of protecting lives with our patented technology and cadre of trained technicians deeply resonates with me,” Covington said.
Covington’s two-decades-long experience in leading strong financial and accounting organizations, her experiences as a public company chief financial officer, her passion for technology and her experiences in operations, will enhance asTech’s ability to continue its strong growth and expansion throughout the U.S., in Europe and beyond.
Doug Kelly, chief executive officer of Repairify Inc., said “The partnership between the chief executive officer and chief financial officer of any company is a critical lynchpin in ensuring positive advancement and in achieving organizational objectives. I am excited to welcome such an extraordinary financial talent to the executive team and am looking forward to the next phase of our growth.”
Joining asTech later this month, Covington will be based at Repairify’s Plano, Texas, office.