Mr. O’Hara is a partner and leads the life sciences audit practice of Deloitte in Boston. In addition to serving many life sciences companies in various capacities, Mr. O’Hara also serves as audit partner for publicly traded and private life sciences companies and a large integrated healthcare system, and therefore has a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare industry. Mr. O’Hara has been involved in several IPOs, mergers and acquisitions engagements, financial forecasting projects, and value-added projects on accounting and financial reporting. Mr. O’Hara has assisted his clients through product launches and rapid growth phases including advising on financial and operational infrastructure challenges. In addition to his role as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Mr. O’Hara is the Treasurer and a Director at the Institute for Protein Innovation, a member of the AICPA and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs and is an adjunct professor of accounting and auditing at Boston College.
Mr. O’Hara received his BA from Oneonta State University and his MBA from Boston College. He lives in Medfield, MA with his wife Maryclare, son Liam and daughter Maeve.