Sebnem Giorgio was previously the CFO & COO at America Needs You and a founding Board Member. Prior to America Needs You, Sebnem was CFO & COO at New York Cares, a nonprofit organization that meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service. For New York Cares, Sebnem oversaw the infrastructure that supported organizational activities, including finance, accounting, technology, human resources, and legal. Before joining New York Cares, Sebnem worked in the private sector as an investment banker for 10 years, culminating in her role as COO and Director for Merrill Lynch's Americas Debt Capital Markets, Financial Sponsors, and Private Equity Funds groups. Prior to that, Sebnem worked in the real estate investment banking group at Morgan Stanley, where she advised clients in mergers, acquisitions, initial public offerings, joint ventures, and asset sales. She also held a number of strategy positions within the firm. Sebnem graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and German Studies from Ohio Wesleyan University.