New CFO named at Creative Associates International
Sept. 8, 2014 – Experienced financial executive, Oswaldo Holguin, will join Creative Associates International as Chief Financial Officer, the global development Company announced today.
Based in Creative’s headquarters, Holguin will oversee accounting and financial management systems.
“Oswaldo’s forward-looking approach and outstanding performance make him an excellent addition to our talented team,” says Charito Kruvant, Creative’s President and CEO. “With Oswaldo’s financial leadership, we will continue to provide the top-tier services we are known for.”
Prior to Creative, Holguin was Vice President of Financial Management and Global Operations Controller at Abt Associates in Washington, D.C., where he managed corporate finance and international accounting groups, overseeing international banking and long-term strategic financial planning.
Holguin served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Management Systems International and was Finance and Administration Director at Chemonics International, where he also held other key financial posts. Holguin earned a Master’s degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in business from the University of South Carolina.
“I am really looking forward to becoming a part of Creative’s dynamic team,” says Holguin. “The combination of innovative programs and a strong back office provide the best services for clients, implementing partners and community beneficiaries.”
About Creative Associates International
Creative Associates International works with underserved communities by sharing expertise and experience in education, economic growth, governance and transitions from conflict to peace. Creative is the second-largest company owned by women that works with the U.S. government.
Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has active projects in more than 15 countries. Since 1977, it has worked in nearly 90 countries and on almost every continent. Recognized for its ability to work rapidly, flexibly and effectively in conflict-affected environments, Creative is committed to generating long-term sustainable solutions to complex development problems.