Alice Phinizy is the Finance Director for the Disability Rights Fund and the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund. In this role, she oversees the finances of the organizations and projects, working closely with the Founding Executive Director to ensure value for money.
Alice has many years of experience overseeing finance and operations for a variety of nonprofit and for-profit companies. She has worked in the affordable housing and social innovation fields, and most recently managed the business side of a world-renowned brewery in Boston. While at the nascent (at the time) Third Sector Capital Partners, Alice built financial and operational procedures from the ground up. She also became a resource for compliance administration, offering assistance to nonprofit and government organizations. At the Women’s Institute for Housing & Economic Development, Alice worked closely with funders, oversaw the audit process, and supported housing projects for low-income and disabled individuals and families. Alice is the Board Treasurer for the International Funders of Indigenous Peoples, a member of the Human Rights Funders Network’s Human Rights Grantmaking Operations Steering Committee, and a Finance Committee member of Zumix.
Alice holds a Master’s of Business Administration in International Business and a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Information Systems, both from Bentley University in Massachusetts.