Community Services for Children is pleased to announce John Ponente is the organization’s new vice president of finance.
Ponente, who joined CSC on Monday, has more than 25 years of financial experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. He most recently served as the director of finance for Silver Springs Martin Luther School, a nonprofit organization in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., which helps children overcome serious emotional and behavioral issues. He was previously the chief financial officer for Family Resource Network/Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey, in Trenton, and corporate controller for the former Clubsystems Group in Jenkintown, Pa., and Jude Enterprises Inc., in Ivyland, Pa.
Ponente has extensive experience in preparing agency budgets; maintaining financial records and creating reports; preparing for and supervising audits; overseeing federal and state grant budgets; ensuring compliance with governmental reporting; tax planning; and maintaining insurance policies and banking relationships.
Ponente holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He lives in Doylestown, Pa., with his wife and two sons.