FWSF Scholarship Fund Board of Directors (501c3)

The Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarship Fund is governed by a Board of Directors that consists of the Executive Board along with Committee Chair Persons.

Please click on the board member's photo to read her biography. 

Scholarship Fund Executive Board

Melissa Maquilan Radic

President

Melissa joined IMPACT Community Capital in 2020 and is responsible for relationship management and the delivery of investment solutions to IMPACT’s institutional clients. Prior to joining IMPACT, Melissa was the head of BlackRock’s insurance business for the West Coast, where she was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with insurance and other taxable clients. Before that, Melissa was an institutional wholesaler for BlackRock’s Retirement Insurance Group, where she supported variable annuity wholesalers and financial professionals among BlackRock’s insurance clients.

Melissa received her undergraduate degree in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University and an Executive MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Melissa has served on the Board of the Financial Women of San Francisco since 2016, and she currently lives in Berkeley, CA with her husband and two sons.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-maquilan-cfa-2827156

Denise Rigli

Vice President (President Elect), Secretary

Denise Rigli is director in the PwC risk assurance practice in San Francisco with over 18 years of experience. Within PwC's risk assurance practice she focuses on working with financial services, fintech and technology companies to enhance their governance, risk and compliance activities. Experience covers business transformation, IT, financial reporting and operational risks, with a unique view of how these areas intersect. She has focused on assisting clients examine new perspectives, focus on identifying the most critical risk, mitigation of risk through controls that are right for their organization and ensuring that identified weaknesses are remediated timely. She has leveraged her years in the external audit practice to bring a financial statement/financial reporting perspective to both the IT and the operational side of the business for a holistic approach to risk mitigation. She is effective at building and sustaining effective and trusted relationships with senior management and is seen as a trusted business advisor.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-rigli-a644225/

Ashley Crawford

Treasurer

Information about Ashley comming soon.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-crawford-cpa-b884957b/

Kim Pugh

Immediate Past President

Kim Pugh is founder and principal of YurPath Solutions and has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and other industry groups. YurPath Solutions is a boutique consulting practice that guides clients in enhancing customer and employee experience, creating product solutions, improving processes, and developing post-merger strategies that mitigate customer impact and increase revenue.

Prior to launching YurPath Solutions, Kim held several positions at Wells Fargo Bank. As a senior vice president, Kim frequently built and managed groups from the ground up and delivered results in areas ranging from customer experience & research, business development, and corporate relationship management to digital channels, process re-engineering, and merger integration. While at Mellon Bank (BNY Mellon), she had roles in funds positioning and financial analysis, managed various Operations groups, and as a manager of product design, led cross-functional teams to develop new or improved products and systems.

Kim earned her MBA and her BA in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition to serving on the board of Financial Women of San Francisco, Kim has had a number of other professional affiliations, including being a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, San Francisco (ACG SF) board of directors and serving as the 2018 President.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimpugh/

 

http://www.yurpath.com


Scholarship Fund Committee Chairs

Anne Chambers

Endowment / Leadership Circle

 

In 2004, Anne Chambers launched a consulting practice, Chambers & McAlpine Associates, Inc.,specializing in developing innovative financial technology strategies for the financial services industry. Prior to that, Anne was COO/CFO of Advisor Software, Inc., a provider of web-based asset-allocation and investment-analysis applications for financial institutions. Anne also has worked in a variety of roles at Bank of America — including SVP for Finance Change Management, where she managed major company-wide merger transitions, systems conversions, and process redesign projects. She began her career at Deloitte and Touche and has a BA and MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. Anne is active as a past president of the Haas Business School Alumni Council and a member of the Haas Business School Development Council. Anne is also a CPA.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anne-chambers-1416a91/

Vineetha Mummadi

Individual Fundraising Co-Chair

Vineetha Mummadi is a model governance risk management analyst at Bank of the West since 2017. She analyzes model risk processes and metrics for significant trends and possible areas of risk. Previously, Vineetha has experience in supply chain management with Renault-Nissan Automotive in India where she was leading risk management in areas of importing raw materials from Spain and Turkey. She has an educational background in chemical engineering, energy engineering. She also holds an MBA in finance from Mills College in Oakland, CA, and a certification in Mastering Business Excellency (MBE)from CEDEP, Fontainebleau. She is very interested in women’s empowerment causes and was a former Lela Jahn Grant recipient awarded by Financial Women of San Francisco for improving lives of women through education. She was a 2016 FWSF Scholarship recipient and has been actively involved with the organization since then. She currently is a board member as well as a 2019 FWSF scholarship co-chair.

linkedin.com/in/vineetha-mummadi-1291992a

Maureen Young

Individual Fundraising Co-Chair

Maureen A. Young is senior regulatory counsel and senior vice president at Bank of the West. She advises the bank on a wide range of financial services regulatory, compliance, examination, and corporate governance matters, as well as regulatory strategy and policy issues. Prior to joining Bank of the West in 2016, Maureen was managing director and associate general counsel at MUFG Union Bank, supporting key regulatory and implementation projects and serving as the lead lawyer on numerous initiatives. Before joining MUFG Union Bank in 2012, Maureen was a partner at a large international law firm, where she was a member of the Financial Institutions Corporate and Regulatory group and the Commercial Technology group. She was also co-chair and co-founder of the firm’s Privacy and Security group. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, she was assistant general counsel at Bank of America in the Legal Department’s Regulatory and Corporate Services group. Maureen is a recent past chair of the Banking Law Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section.

Maureen holds a JD from University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and a PhD and Master’s degree from University of California, Berkeley, Jurisprudence, and Social Policy Program. She is certified as a Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureen-a-young-907a257/

Mona Ahmadi

Financial Woman of the Year Co-Chair

Mona Ahmadi is a finance professional with 10 years of experience in financial planning and analysis. She became involved with FWSF after receiving one of the 2014 FWSF scholarships while pursuing her MBA at the University of San Francisco. Mona also serves as a board member at Project ARTogether, using art as an element to bring awareness to the refugee community of the Bay Area.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/monaahmadi/

Sandra Camacho

Financial Woman of the Year Co-Chair

Sandra is a Director, Finance/Controller at BTIG, LLC a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. Given over 20 years in experience in the finance industry and in the accounting field, she is well placed to provide senior level accounting guidance and expertise.

Prior to BTIG, LLC she was the Controller of an affiliated entity, Pacific View Asset Management, LLC, and prior to that she worked at Babcock & Brown LP, a global investment and advisory firm, where she held various roles culminating in the Assistant Controller of the U.S. Corporate and Structured Finance division.

She holds an MBA with a focus in international business and a BS in finance from California State University.

Sandra served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 21 years where she was an Adjutant General branch officer. She graduated from various leadership development training courses.

Sandra has been actively involved in Financial Women of San Francisco since 2012. Her prior board roles were as Marketing and Communications Co-Chair and Scholarship Co-Chair. She was also a Financial Woman of the Year and International Women's Day committee member.

www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-camacho-983a3a42/

Meredith Rosen

Corporate Sponsorship Co-Chair

Meredith Rosen is the Director of Portfolio Management and Client Experience at Bedell Frazier Investment Counselling a boutique investment management firm based in Walnut Creek. Meredith works with individuals and families to build their wealth and plan for future goals so they can become reality. As a financial advisor, she relieves the stress and burden of making investment decisions for clients so that they can focus on living their lives.

Meredith holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor's in Marketing and Information Systems from Boston College.

She joined FWSF in 2008 and has served on the East Bay Programs Committee prior to the Sponsorship Committee.

In addition to her involvement with FWSF, Meredith serves on the board of the Marin Parents of Multiples Club.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/meredith-rosen-5047186/

Ruoyi (Roi) Fang

Corporate Sponsorship Co-Chair

Roi Fang, CPA, is the Controller at Brightloom, a Bay area SaaS company that builds customer growth platform. Roi is also an adjacent Accounting Processor at Golden Gate University.

Roi received her bachelor degree in Economics from UC Berkeley and Master degree in Accounting from Golden Gate University. She started her career in the Audit function at Deloitte SF. During her time at Deloitte, she specialized in SaaS and renewable energy industry. She then joined Arkose Labs, a Cybersecurity SaaS company, as the Assistant Controller.

Roi was a FWSF scholarship recipient in 2015, and has been helping out with FWSF since then. She has been a team lead for scholarship since 2015 and served on the board of FWSF on the Membership Committee and Fundraise Committee.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruoyi-fang-roi-cpa-4b769921/

Deeksha Chaturvedi

Scholarship Co-Chair

Deeksha Chaturvedi is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, studying business administration. On campus, Deeksha serves as president of the Berkeley Women in Business club and spends her time supporting dialogue on gender equity on campus and within the Berkeley community. During her tenure as president of the club, Deeksha founded a leadership conference, set up an MBA mentorship program, and led workshops with domestic violence survivors to promote financial independence. Deeksha is also involved in managing a student-run hedge fund and loves discussing her investment ideas with others. She is spending this summer interning at Goldman Sachs in their Investment Banking Division in San Francisco, and her post-graduation goal is to preside over her own investment fund. For fun, she wakes up every morning to row with the Cal Lightweight Rowing team.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/deeksha-chaturvedi/

Tori Snell

Scholarship Co-Chair

Information about Tori Snell coming soon.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tori-snell/

Swati Chopra

Mentorship Co-Chair

Swati earned her undergraduate degree in finance from University of Delhi, India. She began her career as a day trader and eventually transitioned into cybersecurity at SonicWall and Cisco. It was then that she found her passion of blending technology with finance and began to find solutions aimed at securing financial institutions from the most vulnerable of breaches. Currently, she is a director of customer success at Bitglass, a company that secures major financial institutions’ confidential data in the cloud. Swati is pursuing a Wharton Executive MBA with focus on finance, entrepreneurship, VC funding, and corporate valuation. She is also passionate about women’s empowerment and upliftment. She aims to set up an organization that will focus on increasing employability for underprivileged women to help them become financially independent.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/swatichopra11/

Lisa Schultz

Mentorship Co-Chair

Lisa Schulz is the Corporate Controller at WorkBoard, Inc., overseeing the accounting organization. Lisa is a CPA with over 15 years of progressive experience in accounting and financial management for public and private companies. Lisa graduated from Sacramento State University with a degree in accounting. She has been a FWSF member since 2019, has served on the Mentorship Committee since 2020 and is also a member of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-s-95202b14/

 

 

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