Elsa Luna becomes first Latina corporate controller in the history of YWCA...

Elsa Luna becomes first Latina corporate controller in the history of YWCA Greater Los Angeles



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Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 2, 2007–The YWCA Greater Los Angeles names Elsa Luna corporate controller of the finance department. She is the first Latina in the history of the YWCA Greater Los Angeles to hold that position.

As corporate controller of the YWCA Greater Los Angeles, Luna is responsible for providing leadership and team support in the management of all its financial systems and physical assets. She also provides oversight to the finance office of the YWCA Los Angeles Job Corps, reviews all budgets, reports and contract modifications.

Prior to joining the YWCA Greater Los Angeles, Luna was the controller of The Carnegie Institution of Washington, The Observer, where she was responsible for all financial aspects of the company. She holds an M.B.A. from the University of Redlands and a B.A. in Political Science with an International Economics Relations concentration from UCLA. Luna will be reporting directly to YWCA Greater Los Angeles CEO, Faye Washington.

“I am very excited to have Elsa [Luna] join the YWCA Greater Los Angeles team,” said Washington. “She brings knowledge and experience to the table, which will be beneficial to the continued efforts and goals of the YWCA.”

By joining the YWCA Greater Los Angeles, Luna is joining a group of women who strive to achieve equality for women within the Los Angeles community.

About YWCA

The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world with more than 25 million members in 122 countries. The YWCA is a membership movement of women from diverse backgrounds – of different faiths, ages, experiences, and ethnic origins – committed to the elimination of racism and to providing services which empower women, develop youth and strengthen families.

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Elsa Luna becomes first Latina corporate controller in the history of YWCA Greater Los Angeles