Manager, Measurement and Standards
As part of CECP’s measurement team, Carmen leads the organization’s global research, including implementing the Global Guide reporting standard and authoring the publication Giving Around the Globe. Carmen was instrumental in the creation of the new standard published in the Global Guide to What Counts, released in June 2011. She also manages CECP’s engagement with international stakeholders and leads CECP’s customized benchmarking services, an exclusive benefit to CECP companies. Carmen joined CECP from the community economic development sector. Most recently, she was the Organizer and then CEO of a newly opened federal credit union (FCU) in Long Island City, Queens. Her background includes work in the microfinance and small business development fields, as well as experience in data analysis and project management for the City of New York. Carmen holds a Masters in Public Administration, Financial Management Specialization, from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a triple major in International Studies, Political Science, and French. Carmen speaks French and conversational Spanish. Carmen serves on the Supervisory Committee of Internet Archive FCU.