Finops Team


Maria Shkarlat

Maria is a serial Chief Financial Officer who leads various financial teams, mentors CFOs, and enables companies to get maximum business value by establishing multi-division collaboration and strong financial operations. Maria established Finops.Company as a small tax and business consulting practice in 2015. Now, the company manages financial and finops departments for businesses with accumulated revenue of $300M+.

Maria holds a Master's Degree in Law from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Kyiv, Ukraine), a Global Master of Business Administration from Steinbeis Hochschule (Berlin, Germany), and CORe Credentials of Readiness from Harvard Business School Online.

Maria is an active member of the American Ukrainian community and supports all efforts to help the people of Ukraine in America and Ukraine. Outside of work, Maria designs fashion outfits, restores antique furniture, and cares about her rose garden and orchard. In addition, Maria is a certified sailor and enjoys playing tennis.


Alexander Burenkov

Alex is an executive with more than 10 years of startup scaling, e-commerce development, and technology companies' growth experience. As the executive committee member and partner at Food Rocket, Alex played a vital role in the company's establishment and secured $37.5M from various investors.

As a co-founder of Eapteka, a medical and healthcare supplier, Alex managed the business to a dominant power in medical supplies and drug delivery, achieving a $150M ARR by 2021. The company also secured $75M in investments from top venture funds and private equity.

Alex holds a master degree in Arts from the International Institute of Advertising, which reflects his passion for design and creativity. However, innovations and technology got his whole attention, so Alex was awarded multiple times for his outstanding contributions to e-commerce development.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing the electric guitar, mountain running, and rock climbing. His passion for travel has taken him to over 50 countries, including some unique and remote destinations like Australia and Svalbard which is located 808 miles south of the North Pole.


Vsevolod Pomelov

Vsevolod is a dynamic financial strategist and business efficiency expert known for his superior project management and budgeting capabilities. His rich background in leading multi-million dollar projects, combined with his knack for process improvements, has proven instrumental in driving business growth and efficiency. With a unique blend of engineering and financial prowess, Vsevolod stands as an authoritative figure for businesses seeking innovative budget management and efficiency optimization.

During his tenure as the Head of Efficiency at Food Rocket, he played a pivotal role in improving financial health and enhancing the overall business model, which have won him industry acclaim. Prior to this, he served in critical roles at global corporations like Technip Energies and VINCI, where he harnessed his engineering acumen to drive economic efficiency

Outside of his professional arena, Vsevolod is a keen tennis player and an ardent sailor, cherishing the freedom and challenges that come with navigating the open sea.

Bogdan Round

Bogdan Adeyev

Bogdan joined the company in 2022 as a Project Assistant. He manages our archive, communications with clients, and helps with media.

During his spare time, Bogdan teaches English to Ukrainian teens and helps Ukrainian refugees to navigate American English.