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IWP welcomes new Senior VP of Institutional Advancement and Director of Accounting

IWP is very pleased to welcome two new staff members: Ariane Sweeney is our new Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and Emma Chen is our new Director of Accounting.

Ariane E. SweeneyAriane Sweeney comes to IWP after working with Citizens Against Government Waste for many years, most recently as Vice President, Membership and Development. In this role, she was responsible for the organization’s multimillion-dollar annual fundraising budget. She also serves as the President of the D.C. Department of the American Legion Auxiliary, one of the nation’s most prominent veterans service organizations. She is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and holds an M.S. from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

Emma Chen is a Certified Non-Profit Accounting Professional who most recently served as a Senior Accountant with the International Student House in D.C. She has also done accounting work with the See Forever Foundation and ARIIX LLC. She holds a Master’s in Accountancy from the University of Colorado Denver Business School.