Chief Financial Officer
Vice President, Financial and Portfolio Management
Mildred Callear serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). She previously served in the same role at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) before its transformation to DFC. Prior to this position, Ms. Callear held several other leadership positions at OPIC.
Previously, Ms. Callear was Executive Vice President at Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF), a global nonprofit manager of emerging market debt and equity funds, where she also served as Board Member and Chief Operating Officer. She played a key management role in SEAF’s worldwide investment and related activities across 20 countries and also served as Senior Compliance Officer.
Prior to her work at SEAF, Ms. Callear served as OPIC’s Vice President and Treasurer as well as Acting President and CEO, Senior Counsel, and Counsel to the Board of Directors, among several other positions between 1982 and 2001.
Ms. Callear earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from University of Illinois.