Mimi Turi, senior director of Program Finance, brings more than 30 years of executive expertise as a finance professional in nonprofit education, manufacturing, and public accounting industries to her work at RWJF. Having joined the Foundation in 2008, she oversees the financial management department tasked with providing high quality and efficient financial support to program staff, grantees and contractors while promoting good stewardship of financial resources.
Previously, Turi was an executive director of finance in the higher education division of the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, N.J. She also was controller in the research and development division of BASF Corporation and held several executive positions, including assistant vice president and comptroller for the global agricultural products research division, at American Cyanamid Company. Turi served as a senior accountant at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company early in her career. In 2000, she received the YWCA Princeton Tribute to Women in Industry Achievement Award. She holds an MBA from Pace University and is a CPA.
Turi is the Treasurer of the Board of Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space an accredited non-profit land trust that is dedicated to preserving the Valley’s character by partnering with the community to preserve land, protect natural resources, and inspire a new generation of conservation.
She resides in Pennington, N.J., with her husband and has two adult children. She enjoys reading, gardening, hiking, cycling, swimming, and yoga.