The 2014 Nonprofit CFO of the Year is the chief financial officer of the Brookings Institution, Washington, who has an impressive resume in nonprofit finances.
Stewart Uretsky is among the honorees who were announced recently, including 2014 Nonprofit CFO Transformational Leaders James Lum, CFO, Guidestar, Washington, and Sam DiCarlo, finance SVP, Food Marketing Institute, Arlington, Va.; and 2014 Nonprofit CFO Rising Star Sara Bannon, CPA, COO, American Society of International Law, Washington.
The winners will be honored at an awards luncheon Jan. 31 at the Capital Hilton in Washington [Editor's note: TRENDS is the media sponsor of this awards program].
Uretsky has more than 20 years of senior management experience in the nonprofit and financial services sectors. From 2009 to 2010, he was chief financial and administrative officer for Conservation International. Earlier, he was the chief administrative and financial officer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard from 2001 to 2009, and from 1999 to 2001 he directed the finances at the Harvard Institute for International Development. He directed finances for Sunlight Power International from 1996 to 1999. He was founding deputy manager of the Goldman Sachs office in the Caribbean from 1990 to 1994.
Since 2000, Uretsky has served as the treasurer of WorldTeach, Cambridge, Mass., a nonprofit that provides volunteer teachers in developing countries.
He earned an M.A. in international economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins, and a B.S. in economics and management from New York University.
For information on the other honorees, as well as to register for the 2014 CFO of the Years Awards Luncheon, go to www.nonprofitcfoaward.com.