Paola Diaz-Torres is the owner of Impacto Consulting and Partner of PM4Dev (Project Management for Development Organizations) with 14 years of experience as a Project Manager, 7 years working with over 60 Credit Unions in 24 states in projects including new charter applications, establishment of 501c3 nonprofit affiliates, grant applications, business & feasibility planning, community and low income markets development & planning, secondary capital requests, Low Income and CDFI certifications, governance issues, etc, independently and as a consultant to the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
Additional experience includes: microenterprise, microfinance, small businesses development, and nonprofit management specializing in the areas of program design, monitoring, evaluation and implementation. Worked with CARE, Refugee Women’s Network, and as the director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Women’s Business Centers.
Paola holds a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting, an MBA with a specialization in marketing, a Master in Public Administration, a Project Management Professional Certificate, and Training as a Federal Procurement Officer, in addition to her 2-years of CEO Credit Union Management Training by CUNA. Paola is bilingual in English and Spanish.