Pavitra is Vice President and Head of Finance and Accounting at the Fernweh Group, an investment company based in the Bay Area. Prior to Fernweh, Pavitra was at eBay Inc. for over 13 years in various global controlling and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance roles. Pavitra started her career in public accounting with Novogradac and Ernst & Young where she worked with real estate, technology, and life sciences clients. She has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Madras in Chennai, India and is a licensed CPA in the State of California. Pavitra is also a graduate member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Pavitra is passionate about education and the performing arts. She is an Executive Director at The Reach Foundation, an organization that is committed to reducing the opportunity gap between those who can afford college and those who cannot by funding and mentoring students who demonstrate a strong work ethic. As part of this foundation, Pavitra runs a mentoring program for first-generation to college high school seniors at a local Bay Area high school.
Pavitra is a proud Cantabile parent since 2020 and her son is a member of the Con Brio & Bravi choir.