Jill Nowak
Jill Nowak

Jill Nowak

CPA, CAE | Chief Financial Officer

Jill joined the Foundation in 2016 with nearly 35 years’ experience in accounting, finance, and administration. Working primarily for nonprofit organizations, Jill has extensive experience interacting with board, staff, and constituents of arts organizations, private education, and professional associations. With a passion for providing information and analysis that leads to sound decisions that move the mission forward, Jill has spearheaded efforts to implement data intelligence and dashboard reporting systems, paperless workflows, and real-time analysis to support workgroups, boards, and communities. Before joining MFH Jill held a position with the American Association of Orthodontists, an international professional member association. While there, Jill instituted sophisticated reporting systems to help both the volunteer board and staff teams achieve an envisioned future while building reserve funds and stabilizing cash flow. Jill graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan with degrees in Accounting, Business Law, French, and English. For most of her life, Jill has resided in the St. Louis Metropolitan area and has been active in communities in both West County and the Metro East.