Vice President, OperationsOffice: Boston Year: 2011
Joanna Vanden is Vice President, Operations at Social Finance, where she oversees all day-to-day operations of the firm including accounting and finance, human resources, organization development, and general office management. Prior to joining Social Finance, she was Director of Operations for the homeless services agency, HomeStart, Inc. In addition to her work at Social Finance, Joanna spent years volunteering on the Recycling Advisory Services Committee of Cambridge, and on the Board of Directors for Food For Free, a Cambridge-based nonprofit working to alleviate hunger in Greater Boston. Joanna is also a corporator for Cambridge Savings Bank. Joanna graduated summa cum laude from Boston College with a B.A. in history, and holds an M.B.A. with high honors from Boston University.