Maria Rodriguez

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Maria Rodriguez oversees CASEL’s finance, accounting, and office operations activities. She is an accomplished professional with more than 20 years of experience in financial management, the last eight in the nonprofit sector. She has experience in budgeting, strategy, financial analysis, systems development, change management, and human resource management. Prior to joining CASEL Maria was a senior vice president with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, where she had responsibility for finance and operations.

Maria received her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and her bachelor’s in economics and Latin American studies from the University of Chicago. She enjoys biking and cooking, and she has three children ranging in age from twelve to fifteen.