Moriah Garcia Nelson | Program Manager and Senior Financial Coaching Associate

Moriah joined the Compass team in January 2016. Her professional experience includes direct client service and legal advocacy for low-income families in housing and family law matters. She has done advocacy on a state and national level to increase access to the justice system and social services for limited English proficient individuals. Moriah’s volunteer experience includes tax return preparation with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and youth development work. At Compass, Moriah serves as program manager of our partnerships with Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) and The Caleb Group, and works with clients at POAH developments at two sites in Rhode Island.

Moriah speaks Spanish and is learning Haitian Creole. She received a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Moriah is an Accredited Financial Counselor. She is passionate about social justice issues and the role of the private sector in creating positive social change. 

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