As Finance Director, Barbara Kirk has more than 30 years of experience in finance, accounting and business administration. She oversees all aspects of accounting and financial reporting, guides our staff through the annual budgeting process and monitors all financial policies. Barbara is the liaison to the foundation’s finance and audit committees. In this role, she works in partnership with our board and volunteers to develop and implement a comprehensive fiscal plan
Barbara graduated magna cum laude from Messiah College and received her CPA. She worked for an accounting firm in Harrisburg for four years, spent six years as an accountant in the nonprofit and commercial health insurance industry and she served as Director of Finance for Hospice of Central PA for many years. Barbara grew Hospice of Central PA’s financial department from a one-person department with a budget of $750,000 and 20 total employees, to a budget of $14,000,000 with a total of more than 150 employees today.