Financial Oversight for Board Members – Session 1

Sep 09, 2020 10:00AM—12:00PM


This event will be held virtually only. You will receive additional instructions once you complete your registration.

Cost Free

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This two-session series, facilitated by Doug Green of La Piana Consulting, provides tools for effective financial oversight for nonprofits. In this first interactive session, topics will include understanding what to look for in financial statements, establishing financial policies that can prevent problems before they arise, and identifying key financial performance indicators to measure strength and resilience. The session will include the introduction of a case study that will be considered in greater depth in Session 2.

If you would like to register for Session 2 in the series, please click here.

This workshop is being provided at no cost, thanks to the generous support of The Community Foundation For Northeast Florida.

Portrait of Presenter Doug Green of La Piana Consulting

About the Presenter: Doug Green is a Senior Consultant with La Piana Consulting. Doug works with nonprofit leaders to help them do their good work more effectively. His consulting is informed by diverse experiences with nonprofits and organizations in times of great change. In the 1980s S&L crisis, he supported the first modern interstate banking mergers with financial analysis. He also led an AIDS services organization during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and has been a consultant to nonprofits during the Great Recession and its uneven recovery. Doug thrives on challenges and enjoys partnering with clients on multifaceted projects that draw on his range of skills in communication, analysis, and group facilitation.

Prior to joining La Piana in 2016, Doug consulted independently to numerous nonprofits on California’s Central Coast and served as director of the Resource Center for Nonprofit Management at the Ventura County Community Foundation. He also has executive-level experience in public affairs, in both the nonprofit and public sectors. Doug has helped prepared the next generation of leaders as a professor of nonprofit studies at Pepperdine University and California Lutheran University.

Doug has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Souther Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and a BA in English from the University of North Florida. He co-founded and continues to co-host the Nonprofit Leadership Institute at Pepperdine University and is currently a featured faculty member for the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at California Lutheran University.