Board Financial Management Tools and Techniques

John F. Gillespie
November 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Red Lion Inn
30 Main St
Stockbridge, MA 01262
$35 NPC members/$45 nonmembers
Liana Toscanini


Providing nonprofit leaders and board members with tools and analytic techniques to enhance their knowledge of financial management for nonprofit businesses


  1. Understanding Financial Statements
  2. Cash Flow Management
  3. Strategic Budgeting
  4. Program Profitability Analysis
  5. Operating Reserves

Who should attend

  • Board chair, Board Treasurer, Executive Director, Board members, COO, CFO
  • Board members who want to improve their financial management and reporting expertise for the nonprofits they lead or advise.


John F. Gillespie
Nonprofit and Social Enterprise Practice Leader, Charles River CFO

John delivers and manages Interim CFO and Outsourced Accounting services for client engagements in the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors and is a key part of the senior team with responsibility for Business Development, Client Management, Recruiting and Marketing.

With more than 40 years of experience working with over 210 pre-revenue to multi-billion dollar companies, including Acumen Fund, Ashoka, Barnes & Noble, Share Our Strength, Grameen Foundation and the National Cooperative Business Association, John leverages his in-the-trenches CFO expertise to guide CEOs and boards on how to grow their enterprises in a strategic manner, implementing specific courses of action to improve the bottom line. John has been featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, NonProfit Times,, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Investors’ Circle Entrepreneur Newsletter and other publications.

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This workshop is funded in part by Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation.