Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer at HIAS, Lara Moninghoff manages all financial aspects of the organization, including HIAS’ investments and audit activities. She is responsible for overseeing all accounting, budget, grants management, and fiscal compliance functions for HIAS’ domestic and international programs, as well as the recently implemented Enterprise Resource Planning system, a global financial system that links all financial, payroll and fundraising data across all of HIAS’ offices. As the CFO, she ensures efficient management of resources, works collaboratively with colleagues across the organization and leads communication on all financial issues for HIAS.
Lara joined HIAS in 2018 and has more than twenty years of experience working in non-profit Finance, including ten years as the CFO at the Society for Neuroscience. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from The George Washington University.