Yareka Mhango, MSc. ACC. Msc. HCM

Chief Financial Officer

New York

As Chief Financial Officer, Yareka Mhango Carter is responsible for all the organization’s financial functions including accounting, audit and treasury. Her career spans more than 20 years of vast accounting and leadership experience in various industries.

Prior to joining Phoenix Houses of New York/Long Island, Yareka served as Interim CFO for Livengrin Foundation, a Philadelphia healthcare organization. She also held leadership positions in several sectors including, non-governmental organizations, mining, state and county government, and the legal industry, both in Zambia and the United States.

Outside of work, Yareka is passionate about helping women entrepreneurs grow their businesses and aspires to support immigrant women to gain access to business resources, enabling them to start over and succeed. Of this cause to which she has dedicated her life, she enthusiastically expresses: “We are rethinking business development one woman at a time”.