Lynnette Perez joins Women’s Community Revitalization Project
The Latina executive is a notable accounting professional, and is the new director of finance for the organization.
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The Women’s Community Revitalization Project has added a prominent Latina leader to its executive leadership team.
Lynnette Perez has joined the organization as its new Director of Finance. She arrives to the organization after spending the last 12 months as financial controller at St. Joseph’s Villa.
In her new role, Perez will be responsible for guiding the organization’s long-term financial health and growth, devising strategies to help earn profits and overseeing accounting operations, among other duties.
The Women’s Community Revitalization Project is a nonprofit organization committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and their families.
Among their many initiatives include developing affordable housing, providing supportive services, advocating for policy change, and promoting leadership, dignity, and justice in communities across the region.
Perez joins the organization as a committed accounting professional, building her career in the field for over 15 years.
Her career includes tenures with Reliance Insurance, Aramark, Independence Blue Cross, Bryn Mawr Trust, among other corporations.
In addition to her career in finance and within corporate America, Perez is also a strong advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion both in the community and the workplace.
She currently serves as corporate advisor for the board of ALPFA Philadelphia, an organization in which she had served as President from 2010 to 2012.
Perez also spent over a decade with Women of ALPFA — a part of the organization in which she played a key role in creating, dedicated to the success of Latinas through leadership development, networking, mentoring and sponsorship opportunities.
She served as Lead for Corporate Relations, before being promoted to Director of Corporate Relations.
During her nearly five-year tenure with Independence Blue Cross, Perez was a member of its ERG, working with other leaders to grow the exposure of the company’s culture and promote the Hispanic heritage and culture.
Perez also currently serves as Treasurer of the NACPRW Philadelphia Chapter, and is a member of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, the premier Hispanic business organization dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership through graduated management education and professional development.
Her passion, focus and dedication are three qualities that have traveled with her throughout her career, and are the same ones that drive her in her newest role as director of finance for the Women’s Community Revitalization Project.
Perez is a graduate of Peirce College, where she earned an associate degree in business administration before going on to earn a bachelor’s degree in science and accounting from Chestnut Hill College.
She then went on to earn a master’s degree in finance and accounting from Regis University.