Josephine “Josie” Guico Villanueva is a hands-on finance officer known for a deliberate and focused approach with 20 years of diverse work experience in all facets of accounting, human resources, and administrative functions. Her work experience has evolved from private, non-profit, federal, and local government sectors. She is currently the Director of Finance and Administration for the Guam Visitors Bureau.
She is differentiated by her colleagues and mentors as a fixer-upper. Her financial management expertise is combined with strong business acumen, viewing the organizations through a macro perspective, proactively understanding complex issues, innovatively take action by implementing financial discipline that drives sound financial results.
Ms. Villanueva also continues to assist the Archdiocese of Agana as its part-time Archdiocesan Finance Officer for almost 5 years now. She also worked at Morale Welfare & Recreation- Joint Region Marianas as Finance Operations Manager. She was also the former Financial Controller of Guam Regional Medical City, Triple J Auto Group, and Finance and Administration Manager of Tristar Terminals Guam, Inc.
As passionate as she is in perpetual learning and mentoring students and young professionals, she also worked as Adjunct Faculty in Accounting and Finance at Guam Community College and the University of Guam.
Graduate of Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, she also holds various professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Specialist in Accounting and Finance (CSAF) for healthcare, a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Part of her weekly routine and “me time” is she enjoyed gardening or visiting the golf driving range to hit some golf balls.
8:30 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.
The course will present key areas covered by the CGFM Examination Part 3. These topics include internal and management control, auditing, performance measurement and reporting, financial and managerial analysis and techniques, and concepts and controls. The session aims to augment study materials for those pursuing their CGFM. It also provides accountability professional refreshers and updated information on internal and management control, performance measurement, and managerial analyses.
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.