Tola Sanni is the Chief Financial Officer at MomsRising. She is a seasoned non-profit and for-profit professional with over 20 years of finance and accounting experience and has been involved in the non-profit sector for almost a decade. Before moving to MomsRising, she was the Assistant Controller at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), where she led the finance and accounting team. In her role she was primarily responsible for NAB’s financial operations, including internal and external reporting, audit, tax, the budget process, and financial systems.
Tola holds a Bachelor’s in Economics, from the University of Lagos and an MBA in Finance from Howard University and is also a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Tola has a passion for mentoring and work-place development. A strong believer in leading by example, she seeks out opportunities to create dialogue among her colleagues to foster better working relationships that create better work-life balance. The importance of balancing the work she loves, coupled by the love of family is what motivates her to work hard to ensure that when it comes to working, there should never be a choice between taking care of your family and working.
She lives in the greater Washington, DC area with her husband and 3 sons. In her spare time, Tola loves to travel the world and spend time with her family