Danelle J. Bender

Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Treasury Officer

Danelle serves as DFA’s senior vice president of finance and chief treasury officer. She is responsible for all of DFA’s banking and capital markets activities, as well as treasury, credit and accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital and mergers and acquisitions. Danelle manages DFA’s relationships with its lenders, investors and rating agencies. She joined DFA 11 years ago, having previously worked for Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division in Chicago and Sprint’s corporate development department. Before joining DFA, she led Embarq’s finance department until it was acquired by Centurylink. In 2017, Danelle was recognized in Ingram’s Magazine’s 40 Under Forty list. She currently sits on the board of The Children’s Place, a non-profit organization providing support to children and families within the Kansas City community that have experienced traumatic events.