Maria T. Shields
Senior Vice President, Administration
Maria T. Shields became Ansys' Senior Vice President of Administration in March 2021 and is responsible for Ansys' culture, talent and technology. For 22 years, she was the company's chief financial officer. Before that, Maria served as Ansys’ corporate controller and as a vice president. Prior to joining Ansys, Maria held various positions as a CPA with Deloitte and Touche LLP, including that of audit manager. Maria serves as a director of the First National Bank Pittsburgh Community Board and as a member of the board of trustees of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.