Financial Capability Officer
Dayiana joined the FINANTA team in 2015 with five years of experience in database and program coordination and housing counseling, including rental, credit, home purchasing, post-homeowner counseling, and mortgage foreclosure intervention and prevention. In her first position at FINANTA, she was responsible for loan servicing. As Financial Capability Officer, Dayiana empowers and strengthens the communities FINANTA serves by providing hands-on technical assistance to entrepreneurs, consumers, and homebuyers and teaching individuals how to access critical socioeconomic resources, improve their credit, and build their assets. Dayiana has a degree in Criminal Justice and is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration.
Gabrielle joined FINANTA in 2017 with a background in campaign finance, public policy research, grant writing, and direct social services. As Project Manager, she supports business clients in improving their financial well-being by strengthening, growing, and expanding their businesses. She works to empower and support clients’ financial goals through financial coaching, educational workshops, and grant application management. Gabrielle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Women’s Studies from Fordham University and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Drexel University. Her research at the Center for Public Policy focused on monitoring and evaluation systems in the U.S. Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security. Gabrielle is a board member of the Delaware Valley Opera Company, committee member of Millennial Catholic P.O.W.E.R., member of Project Home Young Leader’s Committee, and a volunteer at Prevention Point.