Chris Campbell has always been inspired to use his skills in finance and accounting to support organizations that work towards making a positive social change. Chris previously served as the Accounting & Finance Manager at College Track, an Oakland-based national education-reform nonprofit that empowers students from underserved communities across the country to graduate from college. He was responsible for managing the accounting system, maintaining internal controls, supporting the forecasting and budgeting cycles, and reporting on the financial performance of College Track both internally and externally. Chris joined College Track through the ProInspire Fellowship Program, which is a highly selective yearlong training program for professionals transitioning from private enterprise to nonprofit careers.
Prior to College Track, he worked in corporate finance & accounting for a multi-national cybersecurity company based in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Associate at the professional services firm Ernst & Young. While at Ernst & Young, he had the opportunity to work on engagements focused on advising socially focused entities expand their mission and accelerate progress. Chris also served on the Board Finance Committee for the Oakland based organization Brothers on the Rise – a dual direct service project focused on providing preventive empowerment pipeline activities for boys and young men of color.
Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Finance from Saint Mary’s College of California and he also holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management. He holds a Master’s of Public Administration from Baruch College and credentials as both a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) and a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP).