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Elba Pareja-Gallagher

Elba Pareja-Gallagher


Director of Finance
Founder and President


Elba is a finance and strategy professional with 20+ years of experience at UPS. She’s held roles in Finance, Investor Relations, Marketing and Strategy. She lived as an expat in Asia for three years. After working on a cross-functional team developing long term strategies for Global e-commerce, she recently transitioned to a business analytics role reporting on a $40B business unit. 
Elba is also the founder of the social impact organization The non-profit’s vision is to achieve 50% women in senior leadership positions through a grassroots movement. Using a one-of-a-kind collaborative approach, individuals learn to influence change at work in gender bias awareness, talent management, workplace flexibility and executive accountability. ShowMe50 is a Lean In Regional Leader whose Lean In Circles focus on career development, inclusive leadership and strategy.
Elba holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. She is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional. She serves of the board of the HOPE (Hispanic Organization Promoting Education) and is the Chair of the UPS Hispanic Business Resource Group, Crecer. Crecer was recognized in 2017 as the #1 Hispanic Employee Resource Group by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Latina Style Magazine.