|Speakers for this session:|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|Swords to Plowshares|
John has been involved in financial management for 10 years. In his current position, he is responsible for producing quarterly financial reports and annual financial statements, running payroll and accounts payable, cost allocations for grants management, handling banking relationships - checking, savings, investment and reserve accounts, as well as budgeting - creating and tracking performance. Previously, as Director of Finance and Administration at Health Initiatives for Youth, John was responsible for financial management, personnel management, budgeting and planning. Before that, he worked as Executive Director at Men Overcoming Violence where he was responsible for overall program and financial management and planning. John currently serves as a Finance Committee Member for San Francisco Education Fund. He earned a Bachelor's in Business and Economics from Macalester College and a Master's in Clinical Psychology from New College of California.
|San Francisco Shakespeare Festival|
Toby has been involved in financial management for over 10 years. In her current position, she is responsible for creating program and annual budgets that speak to a variety of stakeholders (including funders, board members, and program staff); monitoring and updating budget projections to fit an ever-changing landscape, and making sure everybody gets paid. Toby earned her BA in Politics, Economics, Rhetoric & Law from the University of Chicago and an MBA in finance & marketing from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. She is a member of Shakespeare Theater Association, and Theater Bay Area, and believes that goodwill and integrity are the most valuable assets of each individual and every organization.
|San Francisco Museum and Historical Society|
Kurt has been involved in management and finance for 25 years. In his current position, he is responsible for all planning, budgeting, accounting, financial analysis and cash management. Previously, as COO/CFO at Copia, Kurt was also responsible for all planning, budgeting, accounting, financial analysis and cash management functions. He successfully managed the financing and construction of the $55 million project leading to COPIA’s opening in November 2001. Before that, he worked as Director of Business and Finance at New World School for the Arts. where he was responsible for finance and budgeting for this nationally acclaimed high school and college for the arts. Kurt currently serves as Treasurer for Friends of Mint Plaza. He earned his MBA in Finance from University of Florida and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Rochester. He is a member of American Association of Museums, CFO Forum, and the Non Profit Leadership Conference.
|Director of Finance|
|Fort Mason Center |
Mark has rich experience in financial management. He just joined Fort Mason Center from the YWCA in August 2012. While in the YWCA, he developed and managed organizational budgets, and performed fiscal planning and forecasting throughout the year. This included preparing and presenting bi-monthly financial statements to the Board of Directors, overseeing internal transactions between two corporations, monitoring investment funds, and running Investment Committee meetings. He also resolved audit issues for two entities, one of which requires a Federal A-133 audit. Before coming to the YWCA, Mark had worked in the finance department of a local independent advertising agency, managing the accounting for various marketing campaigns, including a high-profile political campaign for the office of attorney general. Mark is a licensed CPA, and holds an MBA and a BA in Accounting from San Francisco State University.