Roberta Melgarejo


Roberta, a San Diego native, is a seasoned financial professional with over 13 years of experience in accounting. Before her current position as the Director of Finance, she was the Controller and Interim Chief Financial Officer for High Tech High charter schools. Roberta started her professional accounting career in the non-profit sector at Community Research Foundation. She also brings valuable experience from roles at St. Madeline Sophie’s Center and Calpine Energy Solutions, LLC.

Roberta leads through encouragement, positivity, accountability, and collaboration. In her current role, she is responsible for the oversight and management of the financial accounting department, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting, and financial reporting. Roberta holds a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and a master’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Management Accounting from National University.

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  • CFO

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