About Me

Cynthia Bassett Hartwig is a strategic thought leader and biomedical research company CFO from Hennepin County, Minnesota. She is a chief financial officer at Fluxion Biosciences in Alameda County, California. Bassett Hartwig is a finance professional in California and Minnesota. A North Star State native, she lives primarily in the bustling metropolis of Minneapolis.

Away from her professional and charitable endeavours, she enjoys many hobbies and other interests. A few of her favourite hobbies, interests, and pastimes are jet skiing, swimming, and spending time in nature, where she is a lifelong wildlife lover.

Current Role & Duties

Bassett Hartwig currently serves as Fluxion Biosciences' chief financial officer. Fluxion Biosciences, headquartered in Oakland, California, focuses on the predictive discovery, precision diagnostics, and biotechnology research. Fluxion Biosciences delivers advanced solutions designed to automate complex cell-based and cell-free assays.

Laboratories worldwide rely on biomedical research companies' solutions to accelerate drug discoveries, study novel biology, and tailor therapies according to patient-specific biomarkers. As the organization's CFO, Bassett Hartwig is directly responsible for Fluxion Biosciences' financial functions.

These functions include accounting, auditing, corporate finance, investor relations, and treasury. Cynthia Bassett Hartwig also oversees and manages the Oakland-based biomedical research company's business leadership, corporate strategy, and human resources. Elsewhere among CFO Bassett Hartwig's many roles and responsibilities at Fluxion Biosciences are the following:

  • Compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements
  • Establishment, monitoring, and enforcement of internal controls
  • Management of cash flow
  • Ongoing streamlining of accounting processes and software integration
  • Oversight of reporting for external and internal purposes
  • Planning, direction, and coordination of operational functions
  • Provision of strategic recommendations to the CEO
  • Review of formal finance and IT-related procedures
  • Strategic support of executive management teams
  • Study of legislation and filing of legal documents

Career History

Before joining Fluxion Biosciences, renowned strategic thought leader Bassett Hartwig was a senior finance professional at Ultralox Interlocking Technology's manufacturing company.

As a senior finance professional, she was responsible for Ultralox Interlocking Technology's financial reporting, statement analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, and records maintenance.

Ultralox Interlocking Technology is located in Dakota County, Minnesota, and manufactures premium aluminium railing systems. A dedication to research and development ensures the Eagan-based manufacturing company's railing systems meet stringent building codes nationwide.

Before joining Fluxion Biosciences and Ultralox Interlocking Technology, Bassett Hartwig ran a successful bookkeeping business serving the financial requirements of numerous clients across Minnesota. The firm catered to clients from construction and manufacturing to hospitality and online retail.

Professional Qualifications

Strategic thought leader Cynthia Bassett Hartwig is a finance professional in California and Minnesota. She is licensed and certified as a CPA by the California Board of Accountancy and the Minnesota Board of Accountancy.

She is also a member of the AICPA, the American Institute of CPAs. The AICPA is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.

Professional Skills

As a seasoned strategic thought leader, chief financial officer, and former senior finance professional, Bassett Hartwig boasts an impressive catalogue of in-demand professional skills and abilities. These skills and abilities include account reconciliation, financial reporting, and tax preparation. Altogether, it is an extensive list that includes the following:

  • Auditing
  • Budgets
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial reporting
  • GAAP
  • General ledger
  • Internal controls
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Management
  • Strategic financial planning
  • Thought leadership

Charitable Involvement

Bassett Hartwig has also personally volunteered for a number of the good causes about which she is the most passionate. Bassett Hartwig began volunteering in her youth and continues to volunteer today, time permitting, in California, where she works, and in her native Minnesota.

Personal Life

Bassett Hartwig lives predominantly in Ramsey County, Minnesota. She currently splits her time between the North Star State and the Golden State of California, where she works for Oakland-based biotechnology research company Fluxion Biosciences.

Away from her work and charitable efforts, she enjoys various hobbies, interests, and other pastimes. Among her varied interests are hiking, kayaking, and spending time in nature, technology, and wildlife.


Cynthia Bassett Hartwig