Damaris Herron-Watkins

Director of Finance and Administration

Damaris has 15+ years of experience in the Non-Profit industry in NYC and for the last 10+ years, her experience has been in non-profit accounting. Before coming to A Better Chance, her most recent experience was with LaGuardia Community College where she was played an integral role in the administration of scholarships and stipends to LaGuardia’s first generation college and immigrant student populations. She has worked in every aspect of the accounting lifecycle and her goal in her work is to educate, build relationships and improve systems for the betterment and financial health of the organization.

Damaris has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in Economics from Queens College and a Masters in Educational Psychology from Capella University.