Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
As the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KnowledgeWorks, Holly Brinkman is responsible for all aspects of the finance and accounting functions for the Foundation and subsidiaries and management of the investment portfolio. Her responsibilities include oversight of the financial systems, including financial accounting, investment accounting, grants, accounts receivable and payable, cash management, budget preparation and risk management. Brinkman also prepares the financial statements and tax reporting, leads the annual audit and is responsible for establishing and monitoring the system of internal controls. She brings significant experience in non-profit organizations to her CFO position. Prior to this role, Brinkman served as the Vice President and Controller of KnowledgeWorks since January 2002.
Prior to joining KnowledgeWorks Holly was employed by Student Loan Funding from 1992 through 2001. Her most recent position was as the Vice President and Controller. Responsibilities included financial, budget and indenture compliance reporting for SLF and its subsidiaries, oversight of all accounting functions, establishing and monitoring of accounting procedures and internal controls and management of the accounting staff.
Brinkman holds a B.S. in Accounting and a minor in Finance from Northern Kentucky University and is a Certified Public Accountant.