Sonoma, CA

Operations and Finance Director

Hanna Center seeks an Operations & Finance Director. Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply.

This leader must be a financially-oriented professional intimately familiar with the management and finances of campus-like facilities who will collaborate with the CEO, Chair of the Finance Committee, Chair of the Board and Board members, advisors and community members to:

  • manage, secure and upgrade Hanna facilities (buildings, grounds, roads, parking);
  • manage finances to assure accurate reporting and strong cost controls;
  • generate revenue for campus improvements through careful renting out of facilities in ways that generate community goodwill and increase support for Hanna’s youth.

Founded 75 years ago in 1945, Hanna has provided support to generations of youth in the North San Francisco Bay region and beyond. The organization is widely credited with having had a tremendously positive, indeed transformative, impact on the lives of generation of young people in need as they have transitioned to adulthood. In recent years there have also been operating and financial challenges, and this role will be key strengthen the organization’s financial management and controls, and to improving the operating infrastructure and facilities.

Hanna’s operating budget was about $16 million in 2019. Of that, approximately $10 million or 62% came from an endowment draw, and $6 million or 38% came from a combination of Development, Major Gifts, Bequests, Events and tuition. To date, the organization has taken no funding from government entities. Initial Ops & Finance priorities are to: make Hanna’s financial state more transparent, halt negative flows from the endowment, and halt accumulated deferred maintenance to buildings and grounds, while assuring a safe environment for delivery of Hanna’s services to youth.

We appreciate you sharing the position description with your network, and also any nominations you might have.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Mark Oppenheim or Kevin Redick at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.