May has worked in strategy, finance operations, and HR for 20 years. For the last 10 years, she has managed finance operations for tech start-ups in the Bay area, many with international operations and global presence. Besides finance, she has managed HR, tax, and compliance. She is currently the CFO at Lookback, a venture capital-backed Bay Area software company, started in Sweden. She is also a co-founder and part-time CFO in Pathogenomix, a Santa Cruz bioinformatics company.
May has a bachelor's degree in Civil and Structural Engineering, a master's degree in Landscape Architecture, and MBA in finance and business. She has also volunteered on the Boards for several organizations connected to education, science exchange, art, and cultural exchange.
May was born in Norway and relocated to Santa Cruz in 2011. When she is not working or volunteering she loves spending time with her two kids and husband, going on road trips exploring California, enjoying Santa Cruz nature and wineries, walking or running on Westcliff, or reading books on Cowell's beach.