Russatta Buford is the Senior Vice President of Operations at Global Health Corps. Prior to joining GHC, Russatta served as the Director of Strategy & Operations at the Brooklyn Community Foundation where she directed overall operations and P&L management, creating systems that improved grant-making program delivery and ensured legal compliance for the Foundation with over $60 million in total assets under management. She previously served as the Vice President of Strategy and Operations at Teach For America, leading priority initiatives across the organization’s 48 regions. Bringing a wealth of experiences with her, Russatta has worked in petroleum engineering, business development and marketing and has led pro bono teams for non-profit organizations ranging from theatre companies to charter schools.
Russatta earned her M.B.A. from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and her B.S. in chemical engineering from Florida A&M University. She lives in Brooklyn, NY where she sits on the Board of Directors for Brooklyn Community Services.