Maria Darie serves as BPC’s controller. Prior to joining BPC in April 2016, she was the director of finance and administration at the Inter-American Dialogue, a non-profit organization that engages a network of global leaders to foster democratic governance, prosperity, and social equity in Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, she served as the vice president of finance and administration for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, where she provided strategic leadership and tactical support for the organization’s fiscal operations and business compliance.
Before that, Darie served as the executive director and chief financial officer for Presidential Classroom, an organization providing civic education programs for gifted high school students from the U.S. and abroad. From 2000 to 2007, she was the accounting manager for New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Washington, D.C. Darie holds a BS in economics from the University of Ploiesti and an international executive MBA from Georgetown University.