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Shane Maltbie is Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller at Axcella.

Mr. Maltbie has extensive finance and accounting experience with public multinational companies. He joined Axcella as Corporate Controller, in 2015. Prior to joining Axcella, he led the SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting groups as the Director of Technical Accounting at PAREXEL International, a publicly traded CRO. At PAREXEL, Mr. Maltbie oversaw all aspects of external financial reporting and advised corporate and business unit leadership on complex accounting matters, including revenue recognition, M&A, derivatives, debt, and tax.

Prior to PAREXEL, Mr. Maltbie was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche where he directed audit engagements serving large, multinational, publicly traded life-sciences companies and supported many large transactions including several acquisitions and spinoffs.

Mr. Maltbie is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in both Business Management and Accounting from Hartwick College and a Masters in Accountancy from Northeastern University.



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What drew you to Axcella?  
I wanted to be part of a team and contribute to building an organization focused on changing patients’ lives.  The phenomenal people and exceptional culture put Axcella above the rest.   

What is your greatest non-professional achievement?  
I’m the father of two awesome little girls.

Favorite pastime outside of work? 
I spend as much time as I can outdoors and depending on the season you’ll find me skiing, playing soccer, golfing or hiking. I also just ran the 2018 Boston Marathon and am looking forward to a warm summer.

Favorite sports team? 
The New York Yankees… people love me in Boston!

Favorite vacation destination?  
I love heading back home to hang out on the lake where I grew up in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate NY.