Elias Rosario, CPA, MBA
Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights

Elias Rosario is the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer/Treasurer for the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, an international social services organization working to advance human rights, champion human dignity and provide services that address the root causes of poverty.

As CFAO/treasurer for the Heartland Alliance, Mr. Rosario oversees Finance, Human Resources, Risk Management, IT, Procurement and Facilities across 12 countries. He manages the organization’s funding streams, financial policies, procurement procedures and investments.

Mr. Rosario is a recognized leader in the Chicago-area non-profit sector. Before joining the Heartland Alliance, Mr. Rosario held executive financial positions with the Comer Science & Education Foundation, the Ounce of Prevention Fund, and the Philadelphia and Chicago housing authorities.

Mr. Rosario earned a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, risk management and accounting from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.