Maureen joined WeHOPE in February of 2020 and is responsible for leading the organizations finance and accounting activities. Maureen brings over 30 years of expert finance experience having worked in both the private and non-profit sectors.
Prior to joining WeHOPE, Maureen was the Chief Financial Officer for Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos. As CFO, she was responsible for the finance, accounting, facilities and IT functions. Prior to that, she served as the Chief Financial Officer of Housing Trust Silicon Valley, a nonprofit Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI). While there, Housing Trust Silicon Valley was the first nonprofit CDFI in the U.S. to earn a credit rating (AA-) from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. In 2014, Maureen was named Non-Profit CFO of the Year by The Silicon Valley Business Journal as a result of her many years of finance experience.
Maureen holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California. She lives in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains with her husband, Ken, where they enjoy time with their 3 grown children & 2 grandchildren.