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Sithembile Chiromo - Director of Finance and Operations

TIEC recently welcomed Sithembile Chiromo (Thembie) who joined on March 13, 2019 as the Director of Finance and Operations.  She will build on the work of her predecessor and continue to strengthen the operational efficiency and effectiveness of TIEC’s organizational infrastructure and internal processes.

Ms. Chiromo is an accomplished professional with over 25 years’ experience working with several international non-profit organizations in the United States and abroad, such as, Church World Service, Save the Children, World Vision International, Norwegian Refugee Council, and SNV Netherlands Development Organization.   She has managed both multi-million as well as small funding portfolios from a wide range of private foundations, bilateral and multilateral donors, and US federal grants.  She has supported organizational development and strengthening processes and her expertise includes financial planning and management, human resources and operations management.

Ms. Chiromo studied in the USA and has an MBA from Bellarmine University and a BSc (Accounting) degree from the University of the Cumberlands.