HVAF – Helping Veterans And Families – is excited to announce two new hires for its Finance Department: Ms. Sunny Reed as Vice President for Finance and Mr. Patrick Daskol as Senior Staff Accountant.
Sunny comes with a deep knowledge of nonprofit finance and accounting principles and methods. She has extensive experience in general accounting functions, creating and analyzing financial reports, applying systems of internal controls, managing cash flow, ensuring compliance, and leading process improvement. She has served in various leadership, management, finance, and customer service roles plus she has taught business and accounting at the post-high school level.
She earned a Master of Science degree in Accounting from American Public University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Studies from Newman University, and holds certifications in Blackbaud and Financial Edge. Also, Sunny is active in the community and has served as a volunteer with numerous agencies and committees
Patrick is a licensed CPA and comes with 17+ years of accounting experience, both in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He worked as a Senior Accounting Consultant at Robert Half Services for three years before coming to HVAF. There, he annualized cash savings, created financial reports for clients, and revised and revamped the reports. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Regis University with a degree in Accounting.
“With both Sunny and Patrick’s wealth of accounting experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, they will be an invaluable asset to HVAF and our mission as we continue to grow,” HVAF President & CEO Brian Copes said. “I am excited about the way-ahead.”
About HVAF: Helping Veterans And Families (HVAF) helps homeless veterans return to self-sufficiency and engages at-risk veterans and their families to prevent them from becoming homeless by providing supportive housing, case management, food, hygiene and clothing, as well as other essential services.