Yolanda is originally from the island of Puerto Rico. After coming stateside she grew up in the Bronx and attended Lehman College and Hostos Community College. She has held positions as a Staff Accountant at HH Brown Shoe Company, Accounting Manager at Structural Contracting Services Inc and Assistant Controller at Atlantic Westchester Inc. After being involved in finance for commerce and construction she is thrilled to be able to chase an opportunity applying her financial background in the not for profit sector. She has always been fascinated with the arts, dance, music and culture. She enjoys working on her own crochet art work. She has a daughter Sophia, who is heavily involved in dance and ballet.