Vanessa Carlo-Miranda has more than 13 years of experience as a strategic leader in school, district, and state-level education systems. As Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Vanessa is an expert in DC public education funding and charter school finance. She began her career as a real estate attorney before combining her passion for education and legal training as a program manager for the Office of Public Charter School Financing and Support in the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), where she underwrote loans, credit enhancement, and grants to improve public charter school facilities in the District. Carlo-Miranda then joined the Office of the Attorney General as an attorney advisor in the General Counsel’s office, and led OSSE’s newly established compliance division as the first director of grants management and compliance. Carlo-Miranda is a graduate of the University of Florida, the David A. Clarke School of Law, and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She was born and raised in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. She is married to Luis A. Miranda, and they have three children.