Jeanette Ramos, CPA
Jeanette Ramos is the Chief Financial Officer for Southwest Human Development where she oversees the agency’s financial management functions, including overseeing the agency and program budgets, general accounting, accounts receivable/payable, financial reporting, insurance, retirement plans and tax management. She is also responsible for providing strategic leadership for the agency by working with the executive management team and Board of Directors.
Jeanette grew up in Cherry Hill, N.J. She received her Bachelor of Science in accounting from La Salle University in Philadelphia and is a licensed CPA in both Arizona and Pennsylvania. Her first job after college exposed her to nonprofits and her passion for nonprofits grew stronger each year. Jeanette has more than 25 years of experience serving nonprofits.
In 2013, Jeanette’s family decided to move to Arizona where she joined CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, a professional services firm and the eighth largest accounting firm in the U.S., as an audit manager in the nonprofits sector. She rose up through management and after three years became a signing director serving nonprofit clients locally and nationally.
In 2018, with her passion for nonprofits now even stronger, she knew she needed to be a part of nonprofit organization that aligned with her passion for helping children. In April 2019, she was fortunate to be chosen as the Chief Financial Officer at Southwest Human Development.
Jeanette lives in Scottsdale with her husband, Phil, and their two children, Christian and Juliette. She loves camping in the family camper, hiking and watching her children participate in sports. She is also a diehard Philly sports teams fan.