Joanna Vanden

Vice President, Operations

Office: Boston Year: 2011

Joanna Vanden is vice president of operations at Social Finance, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm including 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 MBA with high honors from Boston University.