Eva Tukdarian has dedicated her career to working with nonprofit entities. As the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary, she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of finance, investments, HR and IT systems for Dr. Phillips Charities. During her 15-year tenure, she has enjoyed contributing to the growth of the organization’s assets resulting in increased annual contributions to worthy local nonprofit organizations.
An active volunteer, Tukdarian’s community engagement includes serving as a UCF Foundation Board Member and participating on UCF’s Foundation’s Executive, Finance, Audit and Investment Committees. She is also a Board Member for the West Orange Committee of 101, Finance Committee member for the Central Florida YMCA, alumni of the SECF Hull Fellows and Leadership Orlando leadership programs and a valued resource to non-profit organizations in the Central Florida area. She regularly educates exempt organizations on strengthening internal controls, tax law and technology and was recognized by the West Orange Chamber’s Mary VanDeventer – Spirit of West Orange award for demonstrating excellence in her profession, inspiring other women to succeed and contributing time and talent for the betterment of the community.
Prior to joining Dr. Phillips Charities in 2005, Tukdarian worked for The Walt Disney Company, as the Business Unit Controller for Walt Disney Imagineering, Director of Financial Reporting. She began her career with accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Orlando, Florida. Tukdarian graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Central Florida and maintains memberships with the American Institute of CPAs and Foundation Financial Officers Group.