Toshie Davis
Chief Financial Officer

Toshie Davis is Education First’s Chief Financial Officer.  She has extensive strategic and financial planning experience combined with a strong track record in operations management for both commercial and nonprofit organizations.  Toshie transitioned from traditional corporate finance to nonprofit management and ultimately Education First because of her concern for social justice and commitment to all children having access to high-quality education.

Before joining Education First, Toshie held equally senior roles Turnaround for Children and City Harvest.  Prior to transitioning to nonprofit management, she worked for close to ten years at Johnson & Johnson where she managed a global P&L of $300MM and led a team of 40 people. Before that, she helped launch an internet company, was a strategic consultant and began her career in the financial services industry. Toshie earned a BA in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Toshie lives in South Orange, NJ with her son, Christian.  Whenever they get the chance, they can be found trekking through a National Park.

Toshie likes


  • With my son

  • Hiking!