E.S. has 15+ year of financial analysis, business operations, and business development experience for both a mid-size private company and a large publicly traded financial institution. After a brief career sabbatical, she is looking to add value to a mission-driven company and brings expertise business process improvement, financial analysis and modeling, budgeting, market research, feasibility analysis, contracts management, and corporate due diligence. From 2011-2019, E.S. held progressively responsible roles with a large commercial bank. She analyzed the financial and operational performance of middle market ($50MM-$1B) for-profit and non-profit organizations, developing relationships with C-suite external clients and internal partners. She also led a regional internal consultancy across 4 states and 8 lending offices, focusing on business development and using market and financial analytics to make sales conversation meaningful. E.S. received “Shared Success” and “Positive Participator” awards in recognition of teamwork, partnership and best practice dissemination. From 2002-2010, E.S. was Development Specialist/Business Analyst with Bojangles’ Restaurants, a 500+ franchise restaurant development company, with responsibilities over M&A due diligence, franchise and lease contracts management, business process improvement, financial and operational analysis, budgeting, corporate governance, intellectual property protection, and regulatory compliance. E.S. was again recognized by senior management for facilitating due diligence related to corporate acquisition by a private equity firm and increasing efficiencies through development and implementation of a contracts management/reporting system to support real-time factual decision making. E.S. holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and MS in International Business from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. She is bilingual in English and Russian.