Heifer International appoints a new Vice President of Enterprise Accounting & Global Controller

Camila Rodriguez has become Heifer International’s Vice President of Enterprise Accounting & Global Controller, leading their Enterprise Accounting team and focusing on innovating their financial systems.

Since 1944, Heifer International has worked with more than 39 million families around the world to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable way. Working with rural communities in 19 countries in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, including the United States, Heifer International supports farmers and local food producers to strengthen local economies and build secure livelihoods that provide strengthen local economies and build secure livelihoods that provide a living income.

Society was retained by Heifer to support them in searching for the ideal candidate, someone who had proven experience in accounting and finance, leading global teams and bringing innovation into their organizations. We searched throughout the United States and the wider world, looking for finance leaders in both for profit and nonprofit organizations.

The successful candidate has over 10 years of experiences working in the development and finance fields. She brings experiences from nonprofits such as United Nations Foundation, The Brookings Institution, Global Fund for Children, and from for-profit organizations such as Waxman Strategies, in some where she has been part of the senior leadership team, overseeing both strategy and operations. Camila expressed the following:

"I am thrilled about joining Heifer International as Vice President of Enterprise Accounting & Global Controller. The organization’s commitment to sustainable development aligns with my values, and I am eager to contribute to its mission of ending hunger and poverty worldwide. The opportunity to lead strategic financial initiatives, collaborate globally, and integrate innovative finance and accounting processes is very exciting. 

I look forward to leveraging my experience and skills to support Heifer’s impactful programs across 19 countries and make a meaningful contribution to their mission.

Working with Christopher Egan from Society during the recruiting process has been exceptional. His support, insightful information, and effective communication with the hiring team at Heifer International were instrumental in making the process smooth and productive. I’m very thankful for Society, they did a great job in facilitating a successful match between my skills and Heifer's needs."

We wish Camila the best in this new chapter in her professional and personal life.

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