Grant America Announces New Trustee Muneera Carr
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“Muneera Carr is an accomplished business pioneer with broad monetary and business process ability,” said Robert C. Ballard, president and CEO of Scholarship America. “Coming from extremely humble beginnings, she has extraordinary empathy and understanding to help our endeavors in coming to and supporting gratuitous understudies from assorted foundations and making more noteworthy value in advanced education. She is focused on supporting all understudies in accomplishing their instructive objectives and we are satisfied to invite her to our board.”
“It is a distinction to be chosen for the Board of Trustees of Scholarship America,” said Carr. “Instruction has assisted me with defeating destitution, and that would not have been imaginable without subsidizing through educational cost repayment programs. Since I know the incredible effect of instruction support programs firsthand, I am eager to work with the board to comparatively change the existences of others. I desire to assist understudies with clearing their direction to a fruitful future by transforming their schooling dreams into the real world.
Carr joined Wells Fargo as regulator in 2020 and has over 25 years of public bookkeeping and monetary administrations industry experience. Before Wells Fargo, she filled in as leader VP and CFO with Comerica, Inc., where she drove all areas of money including: Corporate Treasury, Controllership, Investor Relations and Sustainability, Procurement, Real Estate, Planning and Forecasting, and Business Finance. She was with Comerica for just about decade, and was already the head bookkeeping official.
Prior to joining Comerica, Carr filled in as an expert bookkeeping individual in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. She likewise drove the bookkeeping strategy work at significant banks, like SunTrust and Bank of America, and filled in as an examiner with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Carr lives in Dallas, Texas. She went to the University of Texas at Arlington, where she graduated summa cum laude with a four year certification business organization and bookkeeping. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas. Her monetary industry administration experience incorporates filling in as a previous individual from the Financial Reporting Executive Committee, a senior specialized council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is an individual from the bookkeeping board of trustees of the American Bankers Association which addresses the financial business on arrangement issues connected with bookkeeping and examining. Carr is likewise an individual from the Committee of Corporate Reporting, a multi-industry specialized board of trustees of Financial Executives International, which audits and reacts to declarations, proposed rules and guidelines, forthcoming regulation, and different archives gave by homegrown and global controllers.
At Wells Fargo, she is the chief supporter of the Asian Team Member Network and co-backer of Women in Finance organization. In 2020, Carr was chosen as one of 25 Most Powerful Women to Watch by American Banker. She was additionally a 2016 honoree of the Dallas Business Journal Women in Business grant and a Power 50 honoree of the Texas Diversity Council.