Abby Butkus

Director, Finance and Accounting

As Director of Finance and Accounting Abby will oversee accounting, controls and compliance, and support budgeting, reporting and analysis for both internal and external stakeholders.

In college Abby read a book about microfinance and since then she has shaped her career around the idea that business can be the force generating systemic change to increase economic and social equality. This led her to pursue a graduate degree in international development from the Intitut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France, and subsequently work for a social enterprise in East Africa.

Abby spent three years working in Rwanda for One Acre Fund, an organization working to increase prosperity for rural, smallholder farmers. She held various positions, most recently as the Global Finance Operations Manager. Before that she worked as a researcher in Paris, France at CGAP, a financial inclusion think tank at the World Bank. Abby also completed General Electric’s financial management program.