Rovena has extensive experience in finance, accounting and business administration, with a demonstrated track record for providing comprehensive financial forecasting, budgeting and analysis for complex $75M budgets. Prior to joining FloridaMakes, Rovena managed the accounting and finance functions for the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center, an organization that is also part of the NIST MEP system. Her responsibilities included managing the quarterly NIST MEP financial and progress plan reporting and the survey process, preparation of the monthly/quarterly/fiscal year financial statements, board of directors reporting, business analytics and operational reporting. She also served as the organization’s ISO management representative, coordinating internal and external ISO audits, while maintaining proper structure and documentation in compliance with ISO 9001 standards. She is certified as ISO Internal Auditor and in Level One Lean.
Prior to working in the MEP system, Rovena served in a variety of financial positions with increasing responsibilities for the University of Pennsylvania. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, economics and international business from Drexel University, and a master’s in government administration and public finance from the University of Pennsylvania.