Vanessa Wise is a finance leader with a decade of experience in profit and loss, budget management and strategic planning. Originally from New Jersey, she graduated from Penn State University with a double major in Finance and Spanish. She went on to work at a leading defense company and graduated from their Financial Leadership Development Program. Vanessa received her M.B.A from Loyola University in Maryland, with a concentration in Management. Prior to beginning her role at Tulane University she worked as a business manager at a local charter school.