Tendai Mashingaidze currently works as Senior Director of Finance and Accounting at Aspire Channel. In this role, she oversees the accounting and financial practices for the Company including financial reporting, budgeting and long-range planning. She is also responsible for ensuring the integrity of all financial and company control systems.
Tendai began her career in public accounting at Deloitte, in her home country of Zimbabwe. Shortly after public accounting, Tendai and her family relocated to the United States. She first fell in love with the cable industry when she landed her first job with The Weather Channel where she worked for over six years in various accounting positions. Tendai has been an active member of WICT for several years. She was elected Treasurer of the WICT Southeast chapter in 2017 and currently serves as Senior Treasurer of the Chapter.
Tendai currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two boys. Most of her spare time is spent working on her family foundation, The Tapson Mashingaidze Education Foundation that she founded with her husband several years ago. Through the Foundation, Tendai helps fund tuition and other educational financial needs for underprivileged students in her home country, to allow them to attend high school and college. When she can, Tendai also enjoys travelling, gardening and reading.
Tendai obtained her BA from the University of Zimbabwe and her MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Tendai is also a Certified Public Accountant.