Deyanira Serna, CPA, CPCM

Deyanira (Deya) Serna is Vice President of TRDI, serving as the organization’s ethics officer and ensuring the seamless alignment of phase-in and procedural systems, as well as governance over the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) for each contract. She is directly involved in the leadership and application of best practices on governmental and commercial contract price proposals, negotiations, establishing and auditing of budgets, financial analysis, and reporting for all government and commercial contracts. Additionally, she oversees the finance, human resources, operations, and business development divisions, thus developing workforce action plans across all divisions. Deya also develops and implements plans for the operational infrastructure of systems and processes. With nearly 30 years of experience in the finance and audit industries, including prior experience in public accounting and internal/external audits of government and not-for-profit entities, Deya ensures all TRDI resources, including finances and personnel, are optimized and meet rigid cross-state logistical requirements. Prior to joining TRDI, she was an internal auditor for two school districts and a CPA for a public accounting firm. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; National Contract Management Association; Society for Human Resources Management; and Rotary Club of San Antonio North Central. Deya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and is a licensed real estate sales agent. She is a devoted wife and mother to her four children and enjoys reading, traveling, and exploring new restaurants and cuisines.