Senior Vice President of Finance & Operations
As Senior Vice President of Finance & Operations, Anna Ruffolo is responsible for the advancement of GPA’s financial management strategy and operational efficiencies. She also plays a vital role in the strategic direction and leadership of the company as a member of GPA’s Executive Leadership Team.
Anna’s focus is on developing internal systems and processes critical for strengthening GPA’s business, which she facilitates by serving as the head of the Accounting, Operations, and Purchasing departments. Her leadership also enables GPA to generate and act on financial data and key performance metrics in a timely fashion, allowing GPA to respond quickly to significant trends in the marketplace. Anna is dedicated to helping her employees achieve personal and professional excellence and believes in fostering a true team spirit to help each individual grow and succeed together.
Prior to joining GPA in 2016, Anna served as Director of Operations/CFO at the Toyota Technological Institute of Chicago, where she held other roles over the course of five years including Grant Administration, Human Resources, and Accreditation Liaison Officer. Anna’s experience also includes four years as Executive Director of Finance and Operations at the Copernicus Foundation, and nine years at other companies in a variety of accounting positions. Anna’s extensive experience in the financial realm and involvement in diverse aspects of business have helped shape her formidable skill set.
Anna received her Bachelor of Arts degrees from Dominican University in International Business and French.