Janet B. MacAulay, Founder

Janet B. MacAulay founded Chrysalis Services in 2006 after a successful 13  20+ year career in permanent and interim Chief Financial Officer roles. The breadth of companies under her leadership range from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups in size and include manufacturing, high-tech, biotech, financial, engineering / construction, pharmaceutical sectors as well as services organizations.

Janet provides strategic leadership and passion to ensure an organization’s mission and vision come to life.

Under Janet’s leadership, Chrysalis offers the professional guidance, assistance, and information you need to run your company from start-up to middle market efficiently and communicate effectively with your board, investors, and management team.


  • Financial Executives International; 2008 — 2011 FEI-SV Board Co-Chair — Scholarship Funding
  • Financial Executives Networking Group

Board of Directors Position
Mission San Jose Aquatics Local charitable organizations and foundations

“Janet has been a critical resource at Geneva CleanTech providing start-up guidance in the financial and investment areas as well as an incredible network of legal and product development resources. Janet has been instrumental in negotiating deferred billing agreements, making connections to early potential investors and advisors. She knows how to work within the constraints of a start-up environment and always finds ways to make things happen!”  March 15, 2011

John Magnasco, CEO and Co-founder, Geneva CleanTech