Michelle Guillermin is the Chief Administrative Officer of Women for Women International.
Her 30 years’ experience has focused on operations and finance, across multiple industries including banking, professional services and not-for-profit organizations. While managing functional operations, she has accomplished completions of mergers and acquisitions, organizational restructuring and launch of large scale product offerings.
She joins us from The Akili Group which outsources backoffice operations for non-profits and emerging companies, as well as provides consulting support for projects including implementation of public private partnerships, business combinations and academic research projects. Prior to founding The Akili Group, Michelle was CFO of Dutko Worldwide, where she established international operations and managed M&A due diligence and implementation. She was the Senate-confirmed, Presidentially appointed CFO and COO of The Corporation for National and Community Service where she successfully managed the organization out of a significant financial crisis, and later oversaw and revitalized a $600 million grant program. Michelle previously worked with The Prudential Bank and Trust, as well as consulted to the banking industry on subjects such as customer care, systems implementation and recovery from significant operational failures. She began her career at Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) in the audit and banking consulting divisions.
Michelle has served on several boards, including the Equal Footing Foundation, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, and the Board of Trustees of the Army War College. She is a published photojournalist and conservation photographer.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and is a non-practicing CPA.