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Women’s Money Matters Welcomes New Board Members

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Women’s Money Matters Welcomes New Board Members

Nina Charnley and Paula Leca 


BOSTON Women’s Money Matters, a non-profit organization that builds the financial wellness, confidence, and security of women living on low-incomes is pleased to announce its two new members of the board of directors, Nina Charnley of Boston, MA and Paula Leca of Dedham, MA. 


Danielle Piskadlo, Executive Director of Women’s Money Matters, shares, “We are growing and innovating our financial wellness programs and how we reach more women so this is a pivotal time to bring on two new board members with such amazing qualifications and experience.” 


Charnley is a retired bank executive, a financial coach, and Public Co-Board Member at Berkshire Bank. She brings a unique and diverse set of executive leadership, digital transformation, financial, risk and regulated industries, customer experience and consulting expertise to the board room. She has successfully grown, restored and built businesses in every division of Fortune 100 financial services companies serving millions of customers. Nina served as Head of Enterprise Customer Experience for TIAA, a Fortune 100 financial services company with over $1 trillion in assets under management and 5 million customers. As a Senior Managing Director, she was a member of the Executive Leadership Group, a leader for the Digital Transformation Team and Chaired the Customer Experience Board which she created as a governance entity. Over her career in financial services she has run multi- billion dollar businesses, reported to the Board of a large, public regional bank as head of Risk, developed and launched an online bank and several digital products and capabilities. While at Bank of America she created the strategy, infrastructure, template and accountabilities matrix for Bank of America’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program. 


Leca is Chief Counsel, Specialty Business Units and R&D at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. She joined Takeda in 2015 as associate general counsel and became vice president and head counsel, Oncology in 2019. Previously, Leca held positions at the New York Genome Center, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Millennium Pharmaceuticals and Goodwin Procter. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. Leca also serves on the board of directors for Pine Street Inn, New England’s largest nonprofit serving people who are homeless with the intention of providing them with permanent housing.


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