Mar 8

Making Sense of All Things Finance – NCJWebinars Leadership Series



March 8, 2021
1:30pm ET/ 10:30am PT




Paula GarretNCJW Treasurer

Patty RubinNCJW Assistant Treasurer

When it comes to running an organization’s finances, there’s a mountain of intricate topics to address. From budgeting, to audits, to financial reporting, and so much more. The role of managing healthy organizational finances takes a lot of work and a lot of knowledge. We know it can be valuable to be able to ask experts your questions who have been in your shoes. Join Paula Garret, NCJW Treasurer, and Patty Rubin, NCJW Assistant Treasurer, to get advice on navigating your finance questions and concerns and learn from their combined 80 years of experience in finance. Register here.

Featured Speakers

Paula Garret has a broad background in leadership positions in not-for-profit organizations. In her second term as NCJW Treasurer, Paula chairs the Finance Committee which includes the Investment Committee and the Audit Committee. Paula is a past President and Treasurer of the Pittsburgh Section of NCJW and currently serves as the section’s Treasurer. Until her recent retirement, Paula was CEO of a privately held manufacturing company in Pittsburgh which provides commercial and custom lighting for offices throughout the United States. Paula recently retired to spend more time with family and friends and to continue as an engaged, enthusiastic Board member of the National Council of Jewish Women, Inc.

Patty Rubin recently retired from a 40-year career in public accounting where she focused on providing audit and consulting services to privately owned businesses and nonprofit organizations. Patty retired as a partner at BDO, an international professional accounting and consulting firm. Throughout her professional career, Patty focused on providing audit services to many non profit organizations including social service agencies providing services to both the Jewish community and the greater community at large. Patty is a CPA in Ohio where she is an active volunteer in a program that promotes financial literacy and awareness for women who find themselves in precarious financial situations. In addition, she is the Board Chair of Hillel at Miami University.

About the NCJWebinars Leadership Series

For over 125 years, National Council of Jewish Women has been providing women* with tools, trainings, and opportunities to raise their voices, find their strengths, and make an impact in their communities. Join us for the NCJWebinar Leadership Series to develop your skills, deepen your knowledge, and gain tools that will strengthen your impact as a leader (now and in the future).

Everyone is welcome at the NCJWebinars Leadership Series. Whether you’ve recently gotten involved with NCJW, are stepping into your first leadership role, or have been a leader for 20+ years, we invite you to take time to invest in yourself and the development of your skills. The NCJWebinars Leadership Series covers a wide range of topics to bolster your impact in your community and the success of NCJW Sections across the country. It is generally offered 1-2 times each month on Mondays at 1:30 pm ET (10:30 am PT).

*We use ‘women’ expansively to include anyone who identifies with this term, which may include cis women, trans women, and gender-nonconforming women. We are also committed to creating space for our genderqueer and non-binary advocates and invite them to join us to participate as their full authentic selves as core partners in this work.