CFO Selections® is pleased to announce that Cheryl DeBoise has joined Bellwether Housing as Chief Operating and Financial Officer. She joins the organization after spending more than five years at the University of Washington in senior finance leadership positions.
Cheryl is a CPA and a graduate of the University of Washington. Her career spans being the CFO of a number of businesses as well as serving as Executive Director of Plymouth Housing in Seattle in the 1990’s.
CFO Selections thanks everyone who worked with us during this search and we wish Cheryl and Bellwether great success in the future.
About Bellwether Housing
Bellwether Housing is the largest private nonprofit owner and operator of affordable housing in the Seattle area and employs over 100 people. They accomplish their mission – creating housing opportunities so people and communities thrive - through three primary activities: developing and managing affordable housing for low income people across the greater Puget Sound, coordinating social and health services for their more vulnerable tenants, and advocating for resources to increase housing affordability throughout the region.
Bellwether Housing has developed 11,600 units (including 9,800 for other non-profits) with 1,900 apartments in 30 buildings under management with 17,600 residents served. They have $151 million in assets and a $25 million annual budget. Bellwether Housing is growing and anticipates adding more units to their portfolio in the coming five years than they have in the previous fifteen.
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.