Director of Finance and Operations


Laura-Ann Pafundi joined Change Machine in December 2018. As Director of Finance and Operations, Laura-Ann leads all of Change Machine’s financial and operational functions, ensuring sufficient support and infrastructure exists for the organization’s strategic growth plans.

Laura-Ann brings to Change Machine more than fifteen years of experience in financial and operational management, as well as the financial services industry. She most recently held positions of Global Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff in the investment banking sector.

Laura-Ann holds a BA in psychology and a MA in Organizational Management, as well as a certification in Human Resource Management from Cornell University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Laura-Ann is a lifelong Brooklynite, a mystery buff, a book lover, a piano player and an avid crossword puzzle solver.