Holly Hess is Chief Financial Officer for AOL. She is responsible for all of AOL's finance functions, corporate strategy and corporate development. Prior to this, Hess led Verizon's Internal Audit organization, responsible for risk assessments and audits across the company.
Hess previously held a number of finance leadership positions in Verizon of increasing responsibility, including Treasurer, CFO of Verizon Wireless and CFO of Verizon Business. She also led the Operational Excellence & Process Transformation organization, responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements to drive efficiencies.
Hess also worked as a senior auditor at Price Waterhouse and Deloitte and Touche. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for Economic Education. Hess holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Miami University of Ohio and is a certified public accountant.