Varsovia Fernandez

Chief Executive Officer

Varsovia Fernandez is a C-Suite level Executive, Consultant and Coach with over twenty-five years of combined experience in management in the not-for-profit, financial services and software technology industries. Varsovia is a thought leader that combines civic and business expertise to help clients achieve business results as well as understanding their role and contribution in support of their community. She is an agent of change committed to increasing diversity in the Greater Philadelphia business community and is a recognized authority on Hispanic cultural, governmental, and educational affairs. As a network champion, Varsovia is an active member of the Greater Philadelphia business community and has dedicated her career to helping companies resolve complex business challenges.

Varsovia serves as a trustee on the governing boards of Montgomery County Community College, Rosemont College and The Philadelphia Award, is a director to the Philadelphia Health Management Corporation and is a member of the Comcast National Joint Diversity Council.

She served as Chair of the Board to the Community College of Philadelphia and Treasurer to the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperative Authority. She has received numerous career awards including the Pennsylvania GACLA 2018 Latino 100, the PBJ Minority Executive, the U.S.H.C.C. Hispanic Executive of the Year, the HIAS & Council Heroes of Our Community and the PA Hispanic Bar Outstanding Community Service. In 2016, Pope Francis honored Varsovia with the Benemerenti Medal for her contributions to the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

Varsovia graduated from Rosemont College (B.S., Business Management) and the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania and has completed The Wharton Leadership Program. She earned a Certificate in Fund Development from the University of Notre Dame, and the Women’s Director Development Program from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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