International Association of Women Honors Francine Hope-Pressley as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year

Francine Hope-Pressley, Director Financial Planning and Analysis at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, is selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

The International Association of Women (IAW) honors Francine Hope-Pressley as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with nearly one million members, 1000+ in person and virtual events, over 100 Local US based Chapters and International Chapters in several cities in China.

“I’m pleased to welcome Francine into this exceptional group of professional women,” said IPDN President and IAW Spokesperson Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Francine Hope-Pressley is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

Ms. Hope-Pressley has more than 20 years of experience in the finance field. She has an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has held a number of key roles at public and private, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, including Accounting Manager at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, the second largest professional services firm in the world.

In 2014, Ms. Hope-Pressley joined the Center for Shared Services as Director of Financial Reporting and eventually moved on to the role of Chief Financial Officer at Freedom Partners Shared Services, a resource for job seekers. Currently, Ms. Hope-Pressley is Director Financial Planning and Analysis at Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, a “non-profit, non-partisan, 501(c)(6) chamber of commerce located in Arlington, Virginia.” Previously, she held the position of Controller at the organization.

Awards & Accomplishments: M.B.A., Georgetown University-The McDonough School of Business; Bachelor’s, Ohio University

About IAW
The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women the forum, professional development and services needed to thrive in an interconnected world. Through 100+ local chapters, International Chapters in several cities in China and 1000+ in person and virtual events, members cultivate valuable connections, develop professionally, and promote themselves and their businesses. Founded in Chicago in 2017, IAW is a division of Professional Diversity Network, Inc., an online network tailored to provide diverse professionals in the United States with access to employment opportunities.

Source: International Association of Women


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The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online professional networking platform that provides nearly one million women with the forum, education, and services to thrive in an interconnected world.