Researcher Profile

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Terri O'Brien

Vice President for Finance and Administration


Terri O’Brien leads finance, human resources, information technology, and operations at RFF and serves as a member of the executive team. Before RFF, she served as chief operating officer at Independent Sector, where she led the organization’s operations, programs, membership, and national conference. Previously, O’Brien served as chief financial officer for BoardSource and as director of operations for World Wildlife Fund.

O’Brien earned a certificate as a certified public accountant in 1992. She serves on the board of directors of NetCentric Campaigns.


BS in communications, Towson University