Our Experienced Leadership
With its current mission, NeuGroup seeks to connect every corporate finance and treasury professional who wants to share and learn with others willing to do the same and we distill insight from these exchanges to help them succeed.
Joseph oversees business development and act as chief connector for growing the network to connect members, partners and our facilitators with new sources of insight to share and learn from and find solutions to problems screaming to be solved. He is also a master distiller of insight for all NeuGroup stakeholders and a regular contributor to NeuGroup Insights, the company’s digital newsletter.
Prior to starting NeuGroup, Joseph worked in various roles at the Economist Group, serving as Managing Editor or its Finance & Treasury publication and as a Research Analyst on numerous projects involving global treasury, derivatives markets, and overseas business development. He also was a frequent contributor to the finance and treasury events of the New York division of the Economist Conferences.
He holds an M.A. in international banking and finance from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in international relations from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He lives with his wife and two boys in South Salem, New York.
Anne started her career at Anheuser-Busch Companies (now Anheuser-Busch Inbev) where she held positions in corporate planning, international treasury and investor relations. She subsequently also managed the investor relations function at two technology companies.
Anne has a Master of International Management from Thunderbird in Phoenix, Arizona and an international business degree from the School of Economics and Law in Gothenburg in her native Sweden. She is multilingual and a keen traveler. And loves dogs.
Scott had a lengthy career of Wall Street holding several positions in the investment grade debt market including bond trader, syndicate manager, and debt capital markets coverage officer. He began his career at Bear Stearns and also worked at Credit Suisse First Boston, JPMorgan, and Deutsche Bank.
Scott has a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Science in American History from the State University of New York College at Brockport where he is currently the Treasurer of the Brockport Foundation. Scott resides in New York City and in his spare time enjoys playing ice hockey for a New Jersey-based team in Hockey North America.
Prior to joining NeuGroup, Ms. Zawacki-Lucci served as Senior Manager, Capital Markets & Foreign Treasury Operations, at CVS Health Corporation, where she was responsible for capital structure initiatives, global cash management, affiliate capitalization, international investments and bank relationship management. She also held a variety of key treasury and investor relations positions at Hasbro, Inc. During her time as Manager of Capital Markets at Hasbro, Inc., she was an active member of NeuGroup’s Foreign Exchange Managers’ Peer Group.
Ms. Zawacki-Lucci holds an M.B.A. from Bryant University and a B.A. in psychology and English from the University of New Hampshire and is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).
Prior to joining NeuGroup, Mr. Howard was a writer and researcher at Institutional Investor. He has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist covering the financial markets and has worked in various roles in the business and financial communication industry, writing for corporate clients and financial websites.
Mr. Howard holds an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in history from Boston University.
Prior to joining NeuGroup Andy has served in leadership roles in the Consulting and Financial Services industries at firms including Deloitte Consulting, Barclays, and as COO at Gardner Lewis Asset Management. His most recent role at Chatham Financial saw him build relationships with and support Fortune 500 Financial leadership teams. He began his career at General Electric, where he completed the GE Financial Management Training Program.
Andy has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MBA from Kenan Flagler Business School, where he was a Jenrette Fellow. Andy his wife, two daughters and two dogs live in Wilmington, Delaware where he serves on several not-for-profit boards.
Although she carries a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry and Math, Vanesha’s love for marketing and delivering unique customer experiences began with her work across B2B event management, right after college.
With an appetite for adventure, most weekends Vanesha can be found hiking or taking spontaneous trips with her husband. She also enjoys trying new and exquisite cuisines with her friends and family. Whenever and wherever she can, Vanesha donates to global causes that focus on racism, human rights and poverty.
She has always had a love and apt for logistics and planning which in turn made her the designated party and vacation planner for family and friends. A born and raised New Yorker she has degrees from the Fashion Institute of Technology and the City College of New York where she majored in Art and Multimedia Design. On Weekends she loves nothing more than running through the city with the Van Cortlandt Track Club and spending time with her niece and two nephews.
He currently works remotely from Denver, Colorado as he completes his Master of Public Administration at the University of Colorado at Denver.
Josh graduated Magna Cum Laude in Business Administration from the College at Brockport, SUNY. There, he was recognized as the Business Administration Departmental Scholar, inducted into the Beta Gama Sigma International Honor Society, and served as president of the Brockport Student Government.