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The Flower Show

Tamela Vieira

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Tamela Vieira is the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of PHS, overseeing a large cross-functional team to include: Finance, IT, Legal, HR Operations, and Administration. A member of the executive leadership team, Tamela has fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization, assessing performance against both the annual budget and PHS’s long-term strategy and, where needed, making/implementing recommendations on both strategy and operations. As part of her fiduciary duties, Tamela works closely with the Board’s audit, finance and investment committees, providing them with financial and operational updates, KPIs, Tamela received her B.A. in Sociology and Comparative Area Studies from Duke University, and her M.S. in Accounting and MBA in Marketing from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She has more than twenty five years of experience in forensic accounting, finance, and operations, including more than fifteen years of leadership responsibilities at Wharton Executive Education and global banking and consulting organizations. When not on a baseball field or basketball court (watching, not playing) Tamela can be found hiking in the Wissahickon or digging in the dirt.