The Bridgespan Group, Chief Financial and Technology Officer

The Bridgespan Group
July 2, 2021
New York, New York
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
10+ Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Not specified
Base Salary
Above $180,000


About The Bridgespan Group

The Bridgespan Group is the leading nonprofit consulting organization serving ambitious nonprofit leaders, philanthropists, and impact investors in North America, Africa, and Asia. We work with social change organizations such as the Harlem Children’s Zone, UnidosUS, PolicyLink and Janaagraha; and impact investors such as TPG’s Rise Fund, Black Ambition and the Impact Investors Council of India.

We value diversity, passion, respect, candor, and most of all having social impact and working towards societies characterized by equity and justice. Equity is central to all that we do. Our mission to break cycles of poverty is impossible if we do not also achieve equity, and racial equity in the US, given the intersection of issues of race, gender, caste, etc., with poverty and justice. We have made a public commitment to anti-racism (statement is here) and more importantly are doing the essential work to build a team and leadership at all levels that is diverse, develop a truly inclusive culture, and integrate a focus on equity in all our client work.

If you want to work with the market leader that bridges the worlds of game-changing philanthropists, social change leaders, and impact investors, then Bridgespan is the place for you.

For more information on The Bridgespan Group, please visit our website.

The Opportunity

The Chief Financial and Technology Officer (CFTO) is a new position at Bridgespan. The position will report to the Managing Partner and will have functional responsibility across Bridgespan’s global footprint for Finance, Technology, Legal/Risk Management, and Real Estate.

Bridgespan seeks an exceptional leader with intellectual breadth and curiosity, a deep commitment to the mission and values of the nonprofit sector, and the ability to be an inspirational and motivational leader for an accomplished team. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience leading the key elements in both Finance and Technology – experience at other nonprofits as either a staff or board member required. In addition, the candidate will have demonstrated managerial capacity and interpersonal skills to run complex functions and build capacity ahead of the needs of a dynamic and growing organization. The successful candidate will exhibit self-awareness, high emotional intelligence, and an understanding of others that enhances interpersonal communication and management abilities. This person will have stellar personal and professional integrity and will be able to collaborate effectively with employees across levels and units in the organization, while earning trust and confidence from the leadership team, staff, and external stakeholders, funders, and clients.

Expressing Interest

Trisha Sutrisno, Managing Director, Executive Search, and Josyanne Roche, Senior Search Associate of Koya Partners and Nicole Kamaleson, Managing Director of the Global Practice, have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role, please submit your materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

At Bridgespan, we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion because we are passionate about helping our clients achieve breakthrough results. An organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and their beneficiaries will produce deeper relationships, engagement, and insights. Bridgespan is committed to providing equal opportunities. We serve diverse organizations, and are committed to non-discrimination. Bridgespan will not discriminate against any employee with respect to any term or condition of employment, including but not limited to less favorable treatment, exclusion from employment or employment opportunities (including hiring, assignment, performance assessment and promotion) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, expression, veteran’s status or other protected characteristics or status. We actively partner with organizations representing minority concerns and interests to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve.

All company sponsored programs including training, job, social and recreational activities are required to be nondiscriminatory and all human resource practices are monitored to ensure equal opportunity.

Read and download the Position Profile here.

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