Hilda Romero, Chief Financial Officer

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Hilda comes to STRIVE with extensive financial and accounting experience in both the U.S. and Latin America. Prior to joining STRIVE, Hilda served as Controller at Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), a nationally-recognized nonprofit agency based in New York City serving men and women returning from incarceration. As the top fiscal officer at CEO, she oversaw all fiscal matters, including the standardization of accounting policies and procedures across CEO offices in multiple states.

Prior to her role at CEO, Hilda held a variety of key financial positions in the nonprofit and private sectors, including as Director of Finance at the Transitional Work Corporation, an award-winning welfare to work program in Philadelphia, PA, and as Financial Specialist at TELGUA, the largest telecommunications operator in Guatemala. 

Hilda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Universidad Francisco Marroquin and is a Certified Nonprofit Accountant.