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Giving Thanks for CFO Non-profit Search Clients


Giving-Thanks-for-CFO-Non-profit-Search-Clients-2As 2023 concludes, we want to give thanks to all who work as an employee or serve as a volunteer for a non-profit organization. We are so thankful for each individual's passion for serving their community.

We encourage you to consider helping your community as 2023 ends by contributing your time or treasure to help those in need.

CFO Selections was very fortunate in 2023 to conduct CFO searches for three Seattle-based organizations,

We congratulate Wentina Hurtado, John Menapace, and Phyllis Nomura, who joined these organizations in 2023 as CFO.



Wentina Hurtado has nearly 25 years of accounting experience, focusing on applying her financial management knowledge to serving her community.   Both as a management team member and an auditor in the public accounting firm of Clark Nuber, Wentina has worked with numerous Puget Sound-based non-profit and education organizations. She is a CPA and a graduate of the University of Washington.

Provail is one of Washington state's largest multi-service non-profit agencies that meets the many complex needs of people with disabilities, allowing them to live according to their choices. Based in north Seattle, they serve their clients primarily in King and Snohomish counties. All their employees embrace the belief that every person has the right to pursue the life they choose to live, so they act as community leaders to champion creative initiatives and offer a comprehensive range of services to support people in all significant areas of life so they can live, work, play and fully participate in the community of their choice. With ten unique programs, they offer services that roll up under three distinct lines: Mobility and Communication, Employment Services, and Home and lifestyle. Provail's 430 employees are deeply dedicated to their mission, and the organization is celebrating its 80th year in service to the community, hoping for 80 more.

The Max Foundation




John Menapace has nearly 25 years of accounting and financial analysis experience, serving a wide range of industries for both for-profit and non-profit organizations. John spent his early career working in international activities for two large entities, Time Life Inc. and the American Red Cross. He spent the last ten-plus years serving in CFO roles in the biotech and healthcare services industry in the New York/New Jersey area where he resides. John is a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, DC.


Founded in 1997, The Max Foundation is a fast-growing, ambitious, and deeply mission-driven non-profit global health organization that believes in a world where everyone can access high-impact medicines, where geography is not destiny, and where everyone can strive for health with dignity and hope. The organization exists to accelerate health equity, operating with a human approach in every aspect of the work. They do this by delivering medication, technology, and services to individual patients facing cancer and other critical illnesses, focusing energy on those whom no one else is helping.   The Max Foundation offers a full range of programs and services; all focused on serving marginalized people living with cancer and other critical illnesses around the world.


YWCA Seattle King Snohomish


Phyllis Nomura has over 30 years of experience, with nearly 20 years as the Chief Financial Officer for several Pacific Northwest financial institutions and firms. Phyllis earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Grand Valley State University and holds her CPA license in the State of Washington. She has held board president, chair, and treasurer positions with ArtsWest and WestSide Baby. 

The YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish is the second-largest YWCA in the nation and operates with a mission to end racism and empower women. They serve thousands and thousands of women and children each year through various social services: career centers, job training, domestic violence advocacy, health access, and housing, including affordable housing, emergency shelters, transitional housing, and homeless services. Additionally, the YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish advocates for racial and social justice in the community. This is an exciting time for the YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish as they expand their capability to provide affordable and transitional housing, including renovating their downtown Seattle headquarters and services facility.

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