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McCormack+Kristel Seeks CFO for Metro Wellness & Community Centers

December 19, 2018 – Executive search firm McCormack+Kristel has been selected by Metro Wellness & Community Centers in Tampa to lead its search for a new chief financial officer. Managing partner Joseph McCormack and partner Michelle Kristel are leading the assignment.

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO directs the finance functions of the organization and is responsible for the fiscal management of all federal, state and city grants, said McCormack+Kristel. The individual in the role will be charged with supervising a finance team inclusive of accounting, billing, bookkeeping and payroll staff. The CFO will oversee an operating budget of more than $21 million.

The ideal candidate will be expected to have non-profit and healthcare experience in a community health center or a federally qualified health center with a 340b pharmacy program. McCormack+Kristel said that the successful candidate will have “at least 10 years’ progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably with an organization that receives federal funds.” Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, controls and reporting, ideally in the healthcare sector.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have a collaborative and flexible leadership style and will be enthusiastic about working in a mission-driven environment, said the search firm. Prospects should also be strong in character and integrity.

Established in 1993, Metro Wellness & Community Centers provides health and wellness services that are inclusive, relevant, supportive and represent the lifetime continuum of the diverse people in Florida’s Tampa Bay community. It is one of the largest HIV/AIDS service organizations and nationally known LGBT community centers. With active community center locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, Metro provides comprehensive HIV services and medical care, social activities, classes, support groups, counseling, health and fitness programs, youth programs, substance abuse programs, older adult programs, behavioral health services and free HIV testing.

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Andrew W. Mitchell, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media