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

Denise Rigli


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.


Susan English Mazzetti

Vice President/Corporate Sponsorship Co-Chair

As one of the co-founders of Quorum Private Wealth, Sue brings a decade of wealth management experience at Merrill Lynch and a decade of public accounting experience at Ernst & Young to her team and clients. Sue serves as a client relationship manager focused on developing financial strategies and advice for individuals, their families, and their businesses. She has a particular passion for working with women, to empower them with financial literacy. She works closely with her clients’ full team of advisors, including attorneys and accountants, to provide a coordinated approach to wealth management, including wealth transfer, tax minimization and estate planning.

She holds a BS in Accounting from Boston College and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.


Kim Scala


Kim Scala is an attorney with an MBA who represents privately held companies, individuals, and investors in real estate, financing, and business transactions. She serves as strategic general counsel to emerging growth and middle-market companies, as well as pro-bono counsel to Rockwood Leadership Institute. An entrepreneur with previous start-up experience, Kim left a large firm, where she was a partner, to start her own law firm, Scala Law, in 2014.

Kim was the Industry Impact Award Honorable Mention winner at the three-chapter Commercial Real Estate Women’s 2016 ELEVATE event. In 2014, she was honored as one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” by the San Francisco Business Times and has been on the “Forever Influential Honor Roll” since 2015.

Kim has served on the FWSF board since 2015 and is currently president of the board of CREW East Bay since 2014. She is also on the Advisory Board of Alliance for Girls, which champions the leaders and voices that support young women and girls. Kim spearheaded the Archer Norris “Women in Business Roundtable” series, a moderated quarterly program featuring C-level business leaders.

Kim is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University. She received an MBA (Beta Gamma Sigma honors) from UCLA and a JD from UC Davis, where she received Order of the Coif, Law Review, and Phi Kappa Phi honors. Following law school, Kim clerked for the Honorable Justice Joseph R. Grodin of the California Supreme Court.



Ashley Crawford


Information about Ashley comming soon.


Melissa Maquilan Radic

Immediate Past 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.


Ruoyi (Roi) Fang

VP-Fundraising & 501c3 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.


Tracy Teale

VP Scholarships

Tracy Teale is an audit stockholder with RINA Accountancy Corporation, a regional public accounting firm with 60 years of experience serving clients in the Greater East Bay, San Francisco, and the Sacramento/Roseville markets. RINA's focus is primarily on small and medium-sized privately held businesses and their owners and serves a variety of industries, including not-for-profit organizations. Tracy has extensive experience providing audit and attest services to both for-profit and non-profit businesses in a variety of industries. Tracy assists many of her clients with accounting issues and the design of processes and systems. Tracy also has extensive experience in setting up or modifying accounting systems. Prior to joining RINA in 1997, Tracy worked in private industry as a CFO for 10 years.

Tracy holds a Master’s in taxation and an MBA from Golden Gate University. She earned a BA in Economics from University of California at Santa Cruz and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California at Berkeley.

Tracy is a licensed certified public accountant and her professional affiliations include memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.



Scholarship Fund Committee Chairs

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.


Tamarra L. Brown

Scholarship Co-Chair

Tamarra L. Brown, MBA, CPA, is Administrative Services Director for Alameda County Public Health Department, Health Care Services Agency.  There she leads all aspects of Finance and Administration for the Department.
Prior to that, Tamarra served in the Office of the Agency Director, where her responsibilities included the Single Audit process, internal control assessment, leadership in budget development and implementation and supervision of Finance staff across multiple programs.
A licensed CPA, Tamarra served as an audit professional in public accounting for three years. Her portfolio included banking, non-profit and financial services clients.
Tamarra holds an MBA from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business where she was a Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management Fellow, a merit-based, full tuition, academic award.  She is a lifelong learner and teacher who is passionate about financial literacy and education as a means to empower women.
A FWSF member since 2013, Tamarra was an East Bay Programs committee member and served as the 2022 VP of Scholarship and Mentoring.   She has also served as a Scholarship Committee Team Lead for Stanford and concurrently for Santa Clara University.
Outside of work, Tamarra enjoys faith, family, fitness, and cooking.


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.


Deeksha Chaturvedi

Scholarship Co-Chair

Deeksha Chaturvedi currently serves as co-Chair of the scholarship committee and is a Private Equity Associate at Thoma Bravo, where she focuses on infrastructure software investments. Prior to Thoma Bravo, she worked at Goldman Sachs in their technology investment banking team. She received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from UC Berkeley.

Deeksha is a former FWSF scholarship recipient (2019) and was previously Team Lead for the UC Berkeley and Presidio Graduate School teams. Outside of work, Deeksha enjoys surfing, baking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.


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.


Karen Crowley

Mentorship Co-Chair

Karen Crowley is a Salesforce solutions engineer for ICONIQ Capital. She has designed and implemented Salesforce solutions for private equity and family office firms. She has 15 years of experience leading systems projects through their full development life cycle — requirements gathering, design, development, testing, training, implementation, ongoing enhancements and user support.

Karen also worked in regulatory and systems (SAP) roles at Pacific Gas and Electric Company. She has provided written and oral testimony before the California Public Utilities Commission. She started her career assisting businesses and outside counsel to resolve complex business and litigation challenges.

Karen holds a BA in economics from Pomona College. She is a Certified Salesforce Administrator.

Karen joined FWSF in 2014 and began serving on the board in 2017.



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.


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.


Lisa Schulz

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.


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.




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