Head of Events & Programming
As Vice President of Events at the Structured Finance Association, Vanessa Gray is responsible for managing logistics for all SFA conferences, forums, and symposia. She also focuses on executing events for SFA’s initiatives, including Women in Securitization, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the Structured Finance Coalition, and the Structured Finance Foundation. Vanessa joined the organization after graduating from East Carolina University in 2017, where she earned her BS from the College of Business and studied Hospitality Management with a concentration In Special Events & Conventions.
Some of her prior experience includes event planning and operations at Cvent Inc., as well as marketing, social media, and administrative assistance at two startup companies.