Mindy Barker to present Financial Literacy and Planning at Sept.19 Nonprofit Conference at UNF

Many nonprofits struggle with the financial piece of the nonprofit puzzle.  But, it is so important to the success of the nonprofit. To learn more about solve this part of the puzzle, join the SBDC at UNF for the 4th Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sept. 19 at the UNF Herbert University Center.  The following is information about one breakout session during the conference:

What is in your current financial toolbox? Financial management requires a number of tools and is unique for each organization.  Financial management of not-for profits is similar to that of for profit organizations.  But in the nonprofit sector, there is sometimes a tendency to move forward to address the mission of the nonprofit and a belief that financial support will follow. This philosophy can lead to frustration, being in the red and the worst case is closing the doors of the organization.  It is important leaders address the financial needs and make sure enablers are in place to apply financial discipline to the infrastructure. This presentation addresses: long term sustainability, general ledger structure, cash flow and ethics & compliance.

About the Speaker:
Mindy Barker is the CEO of Mindy Barker & Associates. In this role, she works with not for profits and business owners to empower them with tools and financial information to improve company value, profitability and cash flow. Prior to founding Mindy Barker & Associates, Mindy was the chief financial officer for OptaComp, a workers compensation company and subsidiary of Florida Blue. She also served as controller of Kemper Services Group and was principal and chief financial officer of Chartwell Capital, a private equity firm. Mindy’s diverse background also includes management positions in the industries of property and casualty insurance, distribution and manufacturing and consulting. Mindy began her career in public accounting with Price Waterhouse Coopers and Ernst and Young.  Mindy holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Accounting from Converse College and is a certified public accountant in Florida and North Carolina. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Association of Corporate Growth, Women Business Owners and the Jacksonville Women’s Network. She also serves on the board of directors of the Children’s Home Society.

Event Details:When: 9/19/2014 – 8:00 am to 1:30 pm 
Where: UNF Herbert University Center at 12000 Alumni Drive – Jacksonville, 32224 
Fees:$75…..1st person of organization (Through Sept. 12th) $35……per extra person of organization
$100….at the door / after Sept. 12th

Click here to register.

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