Development and Finance Assistant
Marina joined the URI in November 2016, as the Development and Finance Assistant. In this role Marina will be supporting the Development Department with the annual fund and Circles of Light efforts, as well as the Finance Department with the audit and general efforts. Marina has 15 years of experience working in the non-profit sector including the Junior League of San Francisco as an accountant. Marina earned her B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the Ufa State Aviation Technical University in Russia and worked for 13 years at the Ufa Aviation Plant. She was born and raised in Ufa, capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia near the Ural Mountains. She immigrated to the US over 17 years ago and lives in San Francisco with her husband. They have two sons, Alex and Boris. She is known in the Russian community to host meals for newly immigrant families and assist them in acclimating to their new surroundings.