Community Foundation Hires Controller and Administrative Assistant

February 19, 2015 (Syracuse, NY) – The Central New York Community Foundation has hired Liz Hartman as Controller and Kara Satalin as Administrative Assistant.

Hartman is a Certified Public Accountant responsible for the operational and financial reporting aspects of the Community Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design with a minor in Retail Management, and a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Syracuse University. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Hartman served as Audit Associate at Fust Charles Chambers LLP.

Satalin provides administrative support to the finance team and assists with events and building operations. Satalin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a minor in Global Studies from Marist College. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Satalin served as Marketing Associate at a local law firm and Executive Assistant at a commercial decorating company.

Established in 1927, the Central New York Community Foundation encourages local philanthropy by supporting the growth of permanent charitable endowments for the betterment of the region.  The Community Foundation is the largest charitable foundation in the region with assets of more than $172 million. It awarded $9.5 million in grants last year to nonprofit organizations and since its inception has invested nearly $130 million in the community. The Community Foundation serves as the steward of charitable legacies for individuals, families and businesses through the administration of nearly 650 funds. The organization also serves as a civic leader, convener and sponsor of special initiatives designed to strengthen local nonprofits and address the region’s most pressing challenges.

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