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Diocesan Chief of Finance and Operations

The search committee invites both applications and suggestions of any who might be interested and qualified for the position described below.

Please also share with others you feel could be interested and/or helpful in this process.

Posted October 5, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of New York seeks a new Chief of Finance and Operations. Working very closely with Bishop Dietsche, this individual will oversee the financial and operational affairs of the diocese, with a staff of 15, and will serve on several diocesan committees. She/he will also spend considerable time working with local parishes. 
The successful candidate must fully embrace the mission of the diocese and enthusiastically work in harmony with multiple stakeholders within the distinctive culture of the church. In addition to strong general management and technical financial skills, she/he must be a collaborative leader with a compassionate, empathetic and patient nature.
Please contact the search committee at if you would like more information, to submit suggestions of people who could fill the role, or to apply yourself.

Chief of Finance and Operations Search Committee

Chair:  C. Douglas Mercer II
Partner, Ridgeway Partners LLC

Ruth Anne Giannetto
Director of Capital Projects, 
The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest

Sister Faith Margaret
Community of the Holy Spirit

Michael J. McPherson
Interim Chief of Finance and Operations,
The Episcopal Diocese of New York

Barbara W. Pettus
Director of Administration and Finance,
Saint Thomas Church

The Rev. Canon Wm. Blake Rider
Canon to the Ordinary,
The Episcopal Diocese of New York

George Wade
The Episcopal Diocese of New York



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