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Sharyanne McSwain

Chief Operating Officer

Sharyanne McSwain is Echoing Green’s Chief Operating Officer. She joined the organization with more than 30 years of financial services and business operations experience, working in nonprofit management, financial engineering, financial services marketing, and municipal finance.

Most recently, Sharyanne served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at StoryCorps, the national nonprofit organization that strives to preserve and share humanity’s stories, many shared on its NPR radio broadcast. She has managed several teams since 2008—including the Human Resources, IT, Business Development, Finance, Legal and Administration and Marketing and Communications departments—supporting all of the programs of StoryCorps.

She previously had a successful career in international financial services and business operations working over 25 years on investment banking teams in New York, Japan, and France. Her multi-currency, multi-national receivables asset securitization won her “Asian Deal of the Year” accolades from International Financing Review, and she was the lead banker on the creation of the first US-based structured investment vehicle with assets of $5 billion.

Sharyanne received an MBA from INSEAD in France where served on the school’s Board of Trustees, responsible for alumni fundraising efforts in the United States. She also received a BA in Urban Studies from Mount Holyoke College and served on the Board of Directors for the Alumnae Association from 2009-2012.