Bianka is a finance and operation professional with over 15 years of experience in developing and driving strategic goals focused on financial reporting and analysis including consolidations, forecasting, capital and operating budgets, system implementation, treasury functions, risk management and change management. She has a record of developing innovative solutions, cultivating motivated teams to increase efficiency, implementing internal controls, and raising performance for private, public and non-profit organizations.
Prior to joining the DDD, Bianka served as the VP of Finance and Administration for the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA), where she managed the agency’s accounting and financial reporting, including financial and compliance audits, as well as financial budgets and policies along with the administration and procurement functions.
Before joining CMHA Bianka served as Chief Operating Officer for Finance New Orleans (FNO) where Bianka was responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction around diversity, equity, and inclusion to execute the shared vision of comprehensive community development, quality affordable housing, and economic growth within the City of New Orleans. At FNO, she also managed the multi- and single-family housing bond portfolio along with the accounting and finance functions.
Bianka brings a wealth of experience through her successes with The Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, First NBC Bank, and JP Morgan Chase, where she helped organizations streamline financial policies and standard operating procedures while creating and monitoring accountability systems.