DFA Management

Danelle Bender
Senior Vice President and Chief Treasury Officer
Senior Vice President and Chief Treasury Officer

Danelle serves as DFA’s senior vice president 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, real estate and mergers and acquisitions. Danelle manages DFA’s relationships with its lenders, investors and rating agencies. She also serves as the executive sponsor for DFA’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. Danelle joined DFA more than 13 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, as well as on the board of the Kansas City chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). 

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