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CFO Selections Places CFO at CRISTA Ministries


Bellevue, WA — CFO Selections is pleased to announce that Doug Sutten has joined CRISTA Ministries as their new Chief Financial Officer. Doug has more than 30 years of finance and accounting leadership experience holding positions in tax, finance, accounting, and treasury.

Doug obtained his undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Washington and started his career in the tax practice of Price Waterhouse. He spent 13 years working for Westin Hotels including holding the position of VP Finance and was an early employee of the large Microsoft/Accenture joint venture, Avanade, working with that corporation for 13 years with his last position as VP Finance.

Doug also has many years serving his local church in board leadership positions. CFO Selections thanks everyone who worked with us during this search and we wish Doug and CRISTA Ministries great success in the future.

About CRISTA Ministries

CRISTA Ministries is a Seattle, Washington based organization which demonstrates the love of God by serving people and drawing them into a transforming relationship with Christ. CRISTA has approximately 2,000 employees throughout the world that demonstrate their love for God by serving the needs of people in all phases of life, from young children to seniors. Through Christ-centered radio stations that broadcast in Washington, British Columbia, and Texas, and Western Washington based senior care facilities, K-12 schools, camps, and international relief organizations, the impact of CRISTA extends from the home to the neighborhood, from the inner city to the world.

CRISTA has seven ministries that fulfill CRISTA’s mission to love God by serving people – meeting practical and spiritual needs – so that those they serve will be built up in love, united in faith, and maturing in Christ. These ministries (lines of business) are Media, Senior Living, King’s Schools, Seattle Urban Academy, CRISTA Camps, Christian Veterinary Mission, and World Concern. Each ministry has a rich heritage and exciting future. More information can be found at

About CFO Selections

CFO Selections provides finance and accounting interim consulting and executive search services to a wide range of organizations in the Northwest. Established in 2002, the company focuses on locating and recruiting the highest caliber senior-level talent available. Its team of consulting CFOs and Controllers work in a collaborative and problem-solving way to generate maximum results.

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