Nancy Descano

Finance & Administrative Director

Nancy Descano is the Finance & Administrative Director for Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. As such, she manages the administrative and operational aspects of PDE’s facility, finances, human resources, information technology, and contracts. She has been with PDE since 2016.

Most recently, Descano served as the interim CFO for the Latin American Community Center in Wilmington, which followed 11 years as Blood Bank of Delmarva’s financial controller. Descano has previously worked in positions of financial management for Fortune 500 entities. These include McDonald’s Corp., Avon Products, Inc., and Scott Paper Company.

Descano earned her MBA in Finance from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and her B.A. in Business Administration from Gettysburg College. She splits her free time in Hockessin and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

To contact Descano, please call (302) 655-4990, extension 111, or email

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