Paula Gonzalez


Paula Gonzalez works as the associate director of finance in Vera’s finance department. Paula has a wide range of expertise in financial reporting, budgeting, and financial analysis planning, and she developed the financial planning model adopted by Vera in 2016. Along with her team, she helps oversee initiative, program, and departmental budgets. Paula also partners with the director of finance in the design and preparation of relevant financial reports and indicators for senior leadership.

Before joining Vera in 2013, Paula worked at The After School Corporation (TASC), a program partially funded by the Open Society Institute, which initiated a New York City after-school system that allows kids to have access to a variety after-school activities. While working at TASC, she helped ensure funds awarded to New York City public schools were used efficiently to guarantee the success of the programs.

Paula holds a BS in public administration from Baruch College.