Vanessa began working with Concern in August 1998, making her the longest-working member of the US team as well as an asset to the organization during its early stages in the United States.
Her background and ability to multitask is an asset within the Finance and Administration department as well as the other departments that form Concern Worldwide US. Her role as Controller focuses on the daily financial management of the organization.
She has a Bachelors in Accounting, a Masters in Business Administration, and is a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP). Before coming to Concern, Vanessa spent 4.5 years at the Coalition for the Homeless in several departments as Assistant Bookkeeper, Officer Manager/HR/Payroll, and Administrative Assistant.