David WiegmanChief of Staff
David Wiegman joined Opportunity International in 2014 as the Regional Finance Manager for Latin America and Eastern Europe and served as Vice President of International Finance for 3 years. In his current role as Chief of Staff, he serves as thought partner and strategic advisor to the CEO and has oversight of Opportunity’s Knowledge Management and Digital Finance team efforts.
David works alongside the finance teams at Opportunity’s various field partners and entities to develop financial plans and strategies for growth and sustainability. He is actively involved in rolling out Opportunity’s new global strategy and building relationships and partnerships with investors and financial institutions.
Prior to joining Opportunity, David managed mergers and acquisitions throughout South America and oversaw operations for an outdoor advertising company in China. He served as a Senior Financial Manager at Chicago-based Universal Outdoor, a fast-growing outdoor billboard company. There, he supported the company’s first initial public offering, leading the finance group in completing more than $800M in acquisitions before assisting in the merger with another public outdoor advertising company.
He is currently a member of the Board of Asociación General Para Asesorar Pequeñas Empresas (AGAPE)—Opportunity International’s partner nonprofit organization in Colombia, which provides financial training and specialized services for those working their way out of poverty. He also represents Opportunity International on the boards of Opportunity International Nicaragua and Opportunity International Malawi.
David received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and business from Wheaton College and holds a Master of Business Administration in international business from Olivet Nazarene University.
David is both bilingual (Spanish/English) and bicultural (USA/Mexico) with a multi-disciplinary background in finance, accounting, and technology.