Debra Sotelo, CPA CGMA, has dedicated her career to working in the nonprofit sector to contribute to causes that make a difference. For over 20 years, Ms. Sotelo has built a wealth of experience in finance, accounting, technology and business operations for mid- to large-sized nonprofit organizations.
As chief financial officer at Results for Development, Ms. Sotelo is responsible for leading financial strategy and ensuring financial integrity. She provides executive leadership in the areas of finance, accounting, grants administration, information technology and procurement.
Over her career, Ms. Sotelo has developed and executed financial and business strategies, led finance teams through systems implementations and conversions for high-quality fiscal management, provided expertise in contract and customer negotiations and developed financial infrastructures for sound business management.
Prior to joining R4D, Ms. Sotelo served as a chief financial officer at CRDF Global and assistant controller at Population Services International. She also brings past audit and tax experience to the organization.
Ms. Sotelo is a native speaker of English and speaks fluent Spanish.