Genevieve (Gennie) Zaragoza, CPA (inactive) serves as Controller of the East Bay Community Foundation EBCF. Her career of 30 plus years has been entirely devoted to accounting in the nonprofit sector, including more than 10 years as the Managing Partner of the Oakland based CPA firm Ghaffari Zaragoza LLP. She has experience with a wide variety of organizations using her broad in-depth experience to help organizations achieve financial clarity, efficiency and compliance. Most recently she served as the Controller for the Global Fund for Women where she implemented a cloud based paperless accounting system. She graduated from Mills College with honors earning a B.A. in Economics.
Gennie was born in Pennsylvania, she moved to Berkeley as a one year old and has been an East Bay resident ever since. In her free time, she enjoys decluttering and organizing the home she shares with her husband and two children and exploring all the vegan food options the Bay Area has to offer.