Annette is responsible for the financial management, accounting, human resource functions and assists in resource development activities. Annette works closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Finance Committee to develop and achieve the financial and strategic goals of the organization. She is responsible for managing the budgets for our organization, local coalitions and government grants.
Prior to joining the organization, Annette worked for 9 years as a manager of a regional CPA firm which worked with local government agencies and not for profits and 7 years as Controller at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. She was responsible for all the accounting functions, such as accounting system development, internal control, cash management, federal grant oversight, and financial reporting. In the past, she assisted with developing and implementing strategic plans in financial and operational controls that help improve the bottom line.
Annette is a CPA and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Computer Science from Ball State University.