Mary Beth Henson is the new CFO of the National Audubon Society, New York.
Henson was finance VP at City Harvest from 2008 to her Audubon appointment. Previously she had a 19-year career in investment banking and treasury operations at Merrill Lynch and Chase.
Henson earned a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from New York University. She serves as a volunteer director for Immigration Equality, a national organization that works to end discrimination in U.S. immigration law.
With total revenues in 2012 of $89.9 million, Audubon is one of the nation’s largest and oldest conservation organizations. The organization has 22 state offices, 47 nature centers and 465 chapters across the country, reaching more than four million people annually and playing leading roles national conservation policy decisions, from Alaska to the Gulf Coast.