Women in Finance 2020


Briana Elvaiah


  Chief Financial Officer - Cortica

Briana Elvaiah is the Chief Financial Officer of Cortica, a high-growth techenabled autism services company revolutionizing the standard of care for neurodevelopmental differences.

Briana oversees the Finance, Accounting, Operational Analytics, Revenue Cycle, and HR functions at Cortica. Since assuming the CFO role in early 2019, she has overseen massive expansion for Cortica, while maintaining excellence in clinical quality and customer service. She has helped establish 7 Cortica centers in Northern and Southern California, with additional centers planned outside the state. Each center has the goal of employing over 80 therapists and administrators and serving well over 500 families. Briana is particularly skilled at partnering with clinicians throughout the organization to drive clinical quality, operational excellence, and teammate wellbeing. She is an inspiring service leader.

Prior to joining Cortica, she served as CFO at Correctional Medical Group Companies, Inc. a national provider of medical, mental health, and dental services to county jails. She was previously Executive Vice President of Finance and Revenue Cycle at Vericare Management, Inc., a leading provider of mental health services for seniors. Briana earned her BA from the University of San Diego. Briana is most proud that she has helped deliver high quality care to over 750,000 patients, all of whom have been underserved populations (elderly, inmates, and children with developmental differences) with an emphasis on behavioral and mental health.

She lives in San Diego with her husband, five year old son, and nine month old daughter– who have been known to make welcomed appearances on Zoom calls to reinforce a Cortica core value “We are all about family.”

Briana Elvaiah can be reached at www.corticacare.com