Irina Raff

SENIOR Principal

Ashley Gilmore

Education / Certifications

Master Degree in Computer Science, Loyola University of Chicago 

Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Loyola University of Chicago 

Machine Learning Certification, Stamford University 

Data Analytics 360 Certification, Cornell University 


Irina has over 30 years of experience in the areas of strategic planning and execution, architecture, data and infrastructure management. 

Most of her experience was on the customer side, in the areas of data and analytics and infrastructure management. Irina led large global teams and drove complex foundational and transformational programs that enabled operational excellence, improved IT architecture and drove powerful business capabilities.  

She has a proven record of delivering results and building strong performing and motivated teams, by setting clear direction and expectations and creating a collaborative environment.   

She enjoys working for Exactus Advisors since we have a strong team and engage at the right levels of the organization to understand the overall strategy and immediate pain points and able to bring innovative solutions that enable agility and create competitive advantage for the business. 

Irina lives in Glenview with her husband and her two daughters are also married and live nearby with their dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and taking adventures vacations like traveling to different countries, camping, skiing, sailing. 

Client Testimonials

“Irina was instrumental in the successful integration of the two companies, and I appreciate her leadership, knowledge and mentoring of my team during the project ”


– Teri McEvily, CFO, Riskonnect, Inc. 


“One of Irina’s greatest achievements was the design, development and execution of a data hub that connected master data and transaction data together through a simple interface design. The data hub allowed for faster transitions from legacy systems with reduced risk.” 


John Kreul, Vice President of Supply Chain at Amcor