Bob Ainsworth is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts and the CFO of New England Business Media, the parent company of the Hartford Business Journal. He joined NEBM in 2008. His career includes stints as a senior level financial executive at various media companies, including Boston Now, New England Home Magazine and IDG. He has a BS in accounting from Boston College and an MBA in finance from Northeastern University. He currently is a financial management instructor in the COPACE Program at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., and has previously taught at Framingham State University, Becker College and Northeastern University.