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DIEDRA NELSON

Chief Financial Officer of The Wing

Diedra Nelson is the Chief Financial Officer of The Wing, a network of work and community spaces designed for women whose mission is the professional, civic, social, and economic advancement of women through community. As CFO, Diedra is supporting the company’s next phase of domestic and international expansion and leading projects that focus primarily on growth, innovation and driving financial and operational efficiency across all of The Wing’s operations. 

Before joining The Wing, Diedra worked at Glamsquad as its Chief Financial Officer, primarily focused on fundraising for the business. Prior to Glamsquad, Diedra was the Vice President of Finance at SoulCycle. Diedra joined SoulCycle in 2012 as the company's first internal hire within the finance organization when there were just seven studios open. Since then, she played a pivotal role in building the finance department and vision for the company, implementing core financial processes and driving growth across the 74 studios and Corporate.

Diedra started her career at GE in the Financial Management Program and Audit Staff, transitioning to Goldman Sachs, where she held the positions of Management and Strategy Associate for the Securities Division and Equities Product Controller.  Diedra was recognized as Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Next Generation” In 2016. Diedra lives in Brooklyn, NY with her partner, Karoline and puppy.