İdil Hasbay has moved to the US in 1996 for education and has lived in Iowa, Minnesota, New Mexico, Dubai and now in Maryland since August 2013. She is originally from Istanbul, and holds a B.S. degree in Economics from Bogazici University and an MBA degree in Finance & Operations from The University of Iowa. After the MBA School she worked 14 years at a MN based food company - General Mills. Her work experience includes a total of 5 years in Turkey after college -mainly in multinational companies such as Unilever & Schering Pharmaceutical. Currently she works as the Division Finance Manager at an adult beverage company -Brown Forman.
İdil was the Secretary at the Turkish American Association of Minnesota (TAAM) in 2013 and served as the President of the Turkish Student Association (TSA) at the University of Iowa. Over the years, she developed strong consulting skills to work across any organization, easily establish trust and collaboration to help make changes. She is excited and ready to contribute to the Turkish American Community in Maryland as part of MATA Board of Directors. İdil is married with 3 kids; twin daughters of 17 and son of 5 years old.