Hayford Mensah is the Chief Financial Officer of HIAS, which works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands. He has responsibility for broad oversight and protection of the assets of HIAS and its related domestic and foreign funding. He ensures excellence in world-wide operations to control all fiscal activities in numerous countries, while creating platforms that create opportunities to scale the organization. He has worked in accounting and finance for several other global and U.S. organizations. Originally from Ghana, he has an MS in finance from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Ghana.