Deanna R. Mettler recently relocated to the Tampa Bay area and is working as a Contractor for L’Oréal Paris responsible for their North American accounting operations. She has over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting ranging from public accounting, technology start-ups to publicly traded companies in the US, Europe, and Canada.

Prior to moving to Florida, she worked for Equifax for five years. Her most recent role was the Chief Financial Officer for Equifax Canada where she was responsible for the annual budget, monthly forecasting, accounting and auditing. Deanna is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

She is interested in diversity and inclusion initiatives and supporting those that are underserved, focusing on women. Prior involvements include serving as a Board Member of Prosper Canada and being an active member of FEI (Financial Executives International) Toronto chapter and being a mentor in the Young Luminaries Mentorship Program. Prior to her time in Toronto, she started a grassroots networking group for Women in Business across UK & Ireland and spoke in front of over 700 women at an International Women’s Leadership Conference in 2013.

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, experiencing different cultures, and trying new cuisines. She is known for her love of outdoors which includes hiking the English countryside, completing three mini-triathlons and completing a ninety-mile hike from Portugal to Spain. She is currently dabbling in Spanish with the goal of becoming a fluent speaker.