Administration & Finance
Ingeborg Bock, Director of Administration and Finance, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative in October 2001. Ms. Bock is responsible for the administration, international support, recruitment, information technology and finance departments. Previously Ms. Bock was chief financial officer with Ashoka, a global organization that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs. Ms. Bock has also served as director of administration and finance and as treasurer for the Overseas Development Council, an independent international policy research institution. Originally from Nossen/Saxony in the former East Germany, Ms. Bock studied business administration and finance in Germany. You can contact Ingeborg Bock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sabina Aliyeva, Finance Officer, has served as part of ABA ROLI’s Administration and Finance Office since April 2012. Ms. Aliyeva has worked as an anchor on both television and radio and as a translator for the Azerbaijan News Service in Baku. She also worked for Counterpart International and PriceWaterhouse Coopers before joining ABA ROLI’s Azerbaijan office as a field finance and office manager in September 1999. Ms. Aliyeva holds a Bachelors of Law from Azerbaijan University, as well as Masters of Business Administration from Western University and Master of English Language Teaching from Azerbaijan State University of Languages in Baku. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Mark Conway, Recruitment and International Support Assistant, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative in January 2012. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2008, with a degree in English and a minor in German. While studying at UIC, he tutored at the campus writing center. After graduating, Mark taught English in Stuttgart, Germany. He has volunteered with the Higgins House in Chicago, helping recovering substance abusers reenter the workforce and with the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in his home town, Des Moines, Iowa, teaching English and helping newly arriving immigrants and refugees acclimate to life in the US. You can contact Mark Conway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miriam Santos Forrester, Senior Accounting Clerk, joined ABA ROLI as a full-time staffer in March 2012 after multiple temporary stints to support ABA ROLI’s work. She was a University scholar from the University of the East, Manila, Philippines, with a B.S. in business administration. In the Philippines, she worked with Filinvest Credit Corporation, Telefunken Semiconductors (Phils), Inc. and Pathfinder Holding Philippines, Inc. In Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, she worked as a chief accountant for the Dollar Up Souvenir Mart, Inc., and as staff accountant for the Jones & Guerrero Group, in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). With the J&G Group, she helped to manage shopping malls, groceries, wholesalers, distributors and franchises. You can contact her at Miriam.Forrester@amercianbar.org.
Sherry Garay, Business Manager, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative in January 2002. Sherry currently assists with financial business management consisting of financial analysis, fiscal planning, grant review, and field based financial training. Ms. Garay also plans conferences and meetings. She has had the opportunity to work with associates in various regions plan and execute meetings, such as the ABA Rule of Law Initiative Annual Meeting. She has formerly served as finance coordinator, grants manager, and senior grants manager during her tenure with the ABA Rule of Law Initiative. You can contact Sherry Garay at email@example.com.
Vladimir Gurin, Senior Financial Analyst, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative in April 2001, when he served as field financial manager in ABA ROLI’s Moldova office. In April 2008, he joined ABA ROLI’s Washington, DC office where he is responsible for financial analysis, budgets, spending review and other finance related issues. He graduated from the College of Computer Science and the University of Economic Studies of Moldova in Chisinau and holds a Master’s degree in management and economics. You can contact Vladimir Gurin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shakhlo Hasanova, Finance Officer, joined the ABA ROLI in 2011. Ms. Hasanova has more than 10 years of experience working in the areas of sub-grants management, financial management, accounting, capacity building, financial reporting training, and monitoring and evaluation. She previously worked for the National Democratic Institute and with the Red Cross Movement, including both the American and Netherlands Red Cross, as a finance and project manager and monitoring and evaluation specialist. Ms. Hasanova has an extensive field experience in Russia, Ukraine and Central Asia, supporting all aspects of project implementation including financial reporting as well as project management. A native of Uzbekistan, Ms. Hasanova received a business administration and finance degree with honors (summa cum laude). Ms. Hasanova is fluent in Russian, Uzbek and Tajik. You can contact Shakhlo Hasanova at email@example.com.
Russell Howd, International Support Assistant, joined ABA ROLI in November 2010. He joined ABA ROLI after earning his B.A. in international affairs from George Washington University in 2010 with a double concentration in international economics and international development. He also received a minor in history. He spent a semester studying in Madrid and has previous experience with the George Washington University Special Collections Department and an internship with the International Monetary Fund. You can contact Russell Howd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alesia Kozel, Finance Officer, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative in May 2007 shortly after earning her B.S. degree in general business, with a specialization in international business, from the University of Maryland, College Park. She works on budgeting, financial analysis and procurement. You can contact Alesia Kozel at Alesia.Kozel@americanbar.org.