Director of Finance
Estella M. Balauro brings to her work over 15+ years of extensive experience in non-profit accounting, specifically grants and government contracts management and monitoring. She earned her experience working for various non-profit organizations such as the YMCA of San Francisco and the University of California, San Francisco. She began working at St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco in 2015 and successfully earned her way up from Senior Accounting Specialist/Accounting Manager to being promoted to Controller position in 2019, and Director of Finance in 2022. She continues her commitment to maintaining the organization’s compliance in order to support the mission and vision of the Society. Estella holds a BS degree from California State University, East Bay, concentration in Finance and Corporate Management, and Associate’s Degree in Business Software Applications from Heald College. She recently obtained her Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification in April 2022. She also shares her accounting knowledge as a volunteer Bookkeeper for Badjao Bridge, a U.S. based non-profit organization providing educational aid for underserved children in the Philippines.