Prior to Textura, Powell served for seven years as executive vice president, treasurer and CFO of Midway Games, a software developer in the gaming industry.

Prior to joining Midway Games, Powell served in a variety of roles with Dade Behring Holdings (now Siemens Diagnostics), including: vice president, acquisitions and strategic planning; vice president, finance, for the Biology Products Division; and director of corporate financial planning. Previously, he held financial positions at PepsiCo, Inc., Bain and Company, Inc., and Tenneco Corporation. He began his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co.

Powell earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University and a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license before graduating with a Master’s in business administration (MBA) from the University of Chicago.