Albert brings more than 20 years of entertainment finance experience to Zya, where, in his role as Chief Financial Officer, he oversees all finance and accounting operations.

Prior to joining the company in 2010, Albert spent 14 years at Universal Music Group (UMG). After starting at UMG as Director of Accounting for GRP Records, he went on to serve as CFO for Geffen/MCA Records, VP of Finance & Planning for UMG North America, and VP of Finance/Controller for Universal Music Latin Entertainment.

Before joining UMG, Albert held multiple positions at Warner Bros., where he worked as an Auditor in their Audit & Advisory Department and then as Assistant Controller of Warner Home Video.

A licensed CPA in the state of California, Albert began his career as an accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Los Angeles. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Option Accounting from California State University, Northridge.