Carla DeFrancisco, CPA
VP & Chief Financial Officer
Carla DeFrancisco, CPA is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Family and Children’s Association. She oversees all aspects of the FCA’s finances including budgeting and financial planning and reporting to the Board of Trustees. Carla brings over 25 years of experience in non-profit and government accounting with a focus on developing policies and procedures to improve operations.
Carla previously worked as the Chief Financial Officer at a NY based child welfare agency. Prior to that she was a Partner at a regional accounting firm in charge of the firm’s governmental and non-profit practice as well as the partner in charge of quality control.
She has worked as a strategic partner with internal and external stakeholders and has collaborated with governmental entities in establishing accounting protocols for financial reporting. Throughout her career, she has worked in partnership with other CFOs to advocate for sufficient funding to support the missions of non-profit organizations.
As a long-time resident of Long Island, Carla considers it a privilege to be part of an organization that serves the most vulnerable residents of Long Island. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from C.W. Post Center of Long Island University and is a New York State Certified Public Accountant.