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Shyla Rivera

Shyla Rivera

Shyla Rivera joined Cause Effective as Office Manager in 2012 and is now our Senior Director of Operations. She directs the full range of Cause Effective’s operations, HR, finance, technology, and administration, as well as providing administrative support to programming and fundraising, and serves as the board liaison. She has over 20 years of experience in office management and administrative support, and has worked at Rainforest Alliance, American Cancer Society, and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone.

Shyla is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society of Administrative Professionals and is a NYS Notary Public. She holds an Associate degree from Katherine Gibbs School, a BS from SUNY Empire State College in Human Resource Management, and an Executive MS in Human Resource Management from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business.

shyla@causeeffective.org