Stephanie Viviano

Knowledge Specialist

Stephanie Viviano
Knowledge Specialist, Nonprofit Management Institute

Stephanie Viviano has held numerous leadership positions for a variety of charitable non-profits, both large and small, over the last 20 years. In addition, Stephanie teaches several Financial Management classes at both the School of Community Resource and Development, as well as, the Lodestar Center for Innovation and Philanthropy, at Arizona State University. 

Currently, Stephanie is the CFO of Champions for Learning in Southwest Florida.  Previously, Stephanie was the Director of Finance and Operations at Hesperian Health Guides and also Homeward Bound (in Phoenix) where she provided strategic direction for all financial and operational functions, and directly oversaw finance, accounting, facilities and IT management.  Prior to joining Homeward Bound, Stephanie was the SVP of Finance and Administration at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale and has also done financial consulting work with many nonprofits in the Valley.

Stephanie has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Human Development from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of International Management. In addition, Stephanie also completed a professional degree in accounting.

On the personal side, after living 10 wonderful years in the Valley of the Sun, Stephanie's family moved overseas for many years, first in Panama and then Munich, Germany. They are back in the states and have settled in SW Florida.  Stephanie have two teen-aged children and enjoys hiking, yoga, cooking with her daughter, and vacations on the beach!