Natalie Barranco is co-founder with over 20 years of experience in the areas of grants management, advertising, operations management, auditing and taxation, and consulting which she has employed while working in several industries (retail, tourism, construction, education, public health, public accounting, and transportation).
As a former COO, Natalie led the operations and financial performance teams, including sales and marketing, operations, safety, maintenance, technology, budgets, planning, and human resources. Prior to this position, she was the CFO of a middle-market private equity-owned parent company assisting in the formation and initial acquisition of 3 target companies.
Natalie holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting/Taxation from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with a minor in Business Administration and Computer Science from Millsaps College. Over the course of her career, she earned the designations of Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana CPAs.
She is also a volunteer for several organizations. She serves as a board member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, board member of Catholic Charities and the Development Committee Chair, Secretary of the Board of POW (Power of Women), and the Finance Committee of St. Cletus Catholic Church. Her former roles include The Market Umbrella Board and Past Treasurer and the Women’s Catholic Giving circle.
Named as a “Money Maker” three time by New Orleans City Business in recognition of her accomplishments and achievements as a financial professional, Natalie is also in the Money Maker Hall of Fame.