Housing Development Center is pleased to welcome Meredith Bowie as director of finance and operations (as we say a fond goodbye to her predecessor, Deb Constans, who will retire at the end of this week). Previously director of finance and operations for the Monterey Museum of Art in California, Meredith brings extensive knowledge and experience in nonprofit accounting and fiscal and operations management to this essential leadership role.
More about Meredith: A certified nonprofit accounting professional (CNAP), Meredith Bowie is responsible for the fiscal management and operations of Housing Development Center. Meredith oversees finances, human resources, and legal and regulatory compliance for HDC, which has an organizational budget of $2.2 million. A member of HDC’s management team, Meredith plays a leadership role in business planning, budgeting, governance and administration; she manages staff responsible for administrative support, IT and communications. Meredith also serves as the fiscal manager for HDC Community Fund, HDC's affiliated nonprofit loan fund. Meredith joined HDC in 2016, bringing 15 years of progressively responsible experience in bookkeeping, accounting and nonprofit fiscal and operations management. Most recently, Meredith served for six years as director of finance and operations for the Monterey Museum of Art, performing bookkeeping, accounting and benefit administration for a nonprofit organization with a $1.8 million annual budget, and managing eight staff members in the museum’s finance, facilities and events departments. Meredith obtained her CNAP certification in 2014 and has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz.