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Director of Finance & Administrative Services

Meet the Director of Finance & Administrative Services.

Director of Finance & Administrative Services Stephanie Yara

Stephanie Yara, Director of Finance & Administrative Services

Stephanie Yara has been the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority’s Chief Financial Officer since May 2021. Before that, she was the Director of Council Services for the Albuquerque City Council, where she supervised Council support staff and assisted the Councilors in legislative and budget matters. Yara also previously served as the Assistant Accounting Officer for the City of Albuquerque Department of Finance and Administrative Services; and has worked as an auditor with various local CPA firms with a specialization in government and nonprofit financial and compliance audits.

A native of Las Vegas, New Mexico, Yara graduated from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master of Business Administration in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of NM and holds a Certified Government Financial Manager designation.

Yara lives in Albuquerque with her husband Mario Vigil and their children.