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Daniela heads the College Board finance division, leading our long-range investments in student opportunity.

Her team oversees financial planning, investments, accounting, and procurement to maximize resources for our ambitious goal of clearing a path for all students. "I make sure we have the resources to drive our mission and impact our students in a positive way," Daniela said. "It's a way to give back directly to the students."

Before taking on the CFO role, Daniela served as vice president for strategic finance, overseeing financial forecasting and planning for the College Board. She has a wealth of experience helping large, international organizations manage their resources effectively. Daniela has held executive roles at Viacom, International Paper, Kraft Foods, Lumenis®, and the Latin America division of Alcoa®.

A native of Brazil, Daniela earned a BA in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo before completing an MBA at the University of Chicago. She speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish, and mentors students through the Year Up® program.