Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 23, 2014
Wellington has served as Chief Financial Officer from 2011. He is based in Calgary and will maintain his responsibility for Financial Management and Business Operations and take an active role in business strategy.
Wellington joined National Youth Advocate Program in 2005 as Finance Director. He has successfully managed the financial risk and planning of the organization for several years and his leadership was instrumental during the years of the recent national economic downturn. “We we’re determined to maintain our commitment to the communities we serve. I credit the whole team for pulling together,” said Chimbwanda.
With Wellington as Executive Vice President the organization is positioned to continue seeking opportunities to lead in the social services arena. “We are going to be more proactive; taking strategic positions ahead of time—with Finance as support,” said Wellington. “NYAP will continue to grow and expand through innovative community based programming that is flexible, cost effective, and responsive to the needs of the communities and families we serve,” said Chimbwanda. “The goal remains to serve the mission of the organization in a sustainable manner.”
“Wellington Chimbwanda has served us well as our CFO with his contributions reaching well beyond managing the organization's financial affairs. He is a dedicated leader whose ideas and impact on strategy and positioning the organization for the future cannot be overstated. His promotion reflects the executive level at which he consistently operates and leads. We are so fortunate to have him as a valued member of our team,” says NYAP CEO, Marvena Twigg.
Wellington moved to the U.S. from Zimbabwe in 2001 and has held a number of positions in both the public and private sectors. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 2008 and a Chartered Accountant in 2010. Wellington holds degrees in Economics and Finance and a Master of Business Leadership.
National Youth Advocate Program, a non profit 501 c (3) organization founded in 1978 by Dr. Mubarak Awad. The National Youth Advocate Program provides a wide array of services to youth and families in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Services include: Counseling, Therapy, Drug and Alcohol Assessment, Home-Based Services, Mentoring, Parent Advocacy, Shelter Care, Treatment Foster Care, Independent Living, Respite Care, Positive Adolescent Sexuality Services (PASS), Constant and Never Ending Improvement (CANEI) and Care Management. For more information visit http://www.nyap.org or contact us on 877-692-7226.