Director of Financevparedez@eastfoundation.net
Veronica Paredez serves as the Director of Finance at the East Foundation. With a professional background in business and risk management, Veronica is responsible for the Foundation’s long-term financial health and growth and oversees all financial functions and staff. She is also responsible for the investment portfolio, which is intended to provide financial support to the Foundation’s mission. She manages and oversees the employee retirement plan and has administrative oversight for organizational policies, procedures and insurance coverages. Veronica serves as the Secretary of the East Foundation, maintaining the Foundation’s corporate governance documents, and serves as the Treasurer.
Prior to working with the East Foundation, Veronica worked with Vinson & Elkins, LLP in Washington, DC, and Branscomb PC in Corpus Christi, Texas. Veronica holds an MBA from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi and B.A. degrees in Business Administration and Spanish from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where she graduated with Honors. Veronica is also an Austin College Lee Posely Leadership Institute graduate. Veronica completed the Endowment Institute, Level I, at the Yale School of Management and the Commonfund Institute at the Yale School of Management.
Family and service are very important to Veronica. She and her husband John have three active children. Veronica enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, and traveling.