2022 Winners

Yvonne Kankam-Boadu, CPA, CAE, PMP, DELP Scholar
American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Yvonne has served the nonprofit community for over 20 years in progressively senior roles in Finance. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and has served the organization which is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 223,000 members and affiliates for thirteen years.

Before joining ASHA, Yvonne founded a business providing nonprofit clients solutions to financial and operational challenges. She was the Director of Finance and Budget for the American Council on Education (ACE), and before ACE, served the American Association of University Women as Associate Director of Finance.

Beyond her executive leadership, Yvonne also finds time to be an active volunteer and member of several professional organizations. She served as treasurer and board member for a Washington, DC, community charter school and was a mayor-appointed Board member of the District of Columbia Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation.

Education and continual learning are core values for Yvonne. She earned her master’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bowie State University and subsequently received her master’s certificate in Government Contracting and Project Management from George Washington University.  Yvonne earned certifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Association Executive (CAE).  She is also a Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Scholar.

Yvonne is a devoted mother, wife and volunteer in her community. 


Brian Green, CPA, CAE
Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Brian Green directs all aspects of CHPA’s finance management, human resources, information technology, and administration functions.

Prior to joining CHPA in September 2014, Green served as vice president and chief financial officer for the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) for nearly a decade. At BOMA, Green was not only responsible for the overall operations, but also oversaw the Associations research and designation programs.

Green spent the first eight years of his career in public accounting, the last three spent with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He then served for eight years as the director of finance for CHI Centers, a non-profit organization committed to serving adults with developmental disabilities.

Green is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Society of Association Executives. Green is a licensed certified public accountant, a chartered global management accountant and a certified association executive.


Mahomed Ouedraogo
Access Community Health Network

With nearly 15 years of experience in health care finance management, Mahomed Ouedraogo has had a front row seat to the sweeping changes in health care since the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010.

Overseeing the finances of one of the nation’s largest networks of federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs) with 35 locations, Mahomed is deeply involved in the organization’s long-term strategic business planning initiatives and has helped ACCESS expertly navigate through one of the most volatile times in America’s health care industry. Mahomed has strong qualifications in revenue cycle strategy and oversight, audit planning and completion, budgeting and forecasting, systems technology design and implementation, and risk management. With a deep understanding of ACCESS’ niche business and strict fiscal requirements that constrain FQHCs, Mahomed manages finances and reporting for more than $132M including $20M annually in city, state, federal and private operating grants, while establishing governance to ensure compliance with evolving state and federal laws and regulations.

Prior to assuming his role as Chief Financial Officer in 2011, Mahomed also served as the Director of Finance and the Director of Analysis and Grants Accounting. Prior to ACCESS, Mahomed worked for the accounting firm Benford Brown & Associates, where he managed audit engagements for clients in various industries, including health care, transportation and public services.

Mahomed has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso and a second B.S. in Accounting from Chicago State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant; a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Mahomed also recently received his Kellogg Executive Scholar Certificate of Professional Achievement in Nonprofit Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

2022 Rising Stars

Christina Hadden
Global Impact

Christina Hadden serves as the Managing Director of Finance and Accounting for Global Impact. She provides leadership and oversight on the day-to-day financial management of Global Impact and its two subsidiaries, Geneva Global and Capital for Good. Hadden has become a national subject matter expert and leading finance practitioner in workplace giving campaigns, corporate philanthropic distributions and nonprofit intermediary finance.

Hadden serves as a liaison between Global Impact’s internal and external clients for all financial, funding and report needs. Since the acquisition of Geneva Global, she has built an integrated accounting team, streamlining processes, policies and systems across all three entities. Hadden joined Global Impact in 2009 and supports on an annual basis over $120 million in charitable distributions with a combined operating budget of $14 million. Prior to joining Global Impact, Hadden started her accounting and finance career in the private sector both in retail and real estate development.

Zarina Manapova
Airports Council International North America

Zarina Manapova currently serves as the Senior Director of Finance and Personnel for the Airports Council International – North America.  She started as Staff Accountant 8 years ago and was responsible for AP, Payroll and GL functions. After 2 years, she was promoted to Senior Manager and the responsibilities increased to preparing monthly financial statements and annual audit. Since then she was promoted to Senior Director. Zarina contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all finance, accounting and HR operations. Since joining the organization, Zarina successfully implemented financial platforms, such as Sage Intacct – a cloud-based accounting software, Martus – a budgeting, and forecasting tool, a Bill.com for AP and Expensify – expense management system to replace manual expense reports. Implementation of these systems drastically reduced the monthly closing process and resulted in good audits.

As part of her job responsibilities, Zarina now leads the annual financial audit, coordinates and manages outsourced vendors, organizational HR services and serves as a Secretary to the HR Committee

Zarina was born and raised in Kazakhstan. She moved to the USA in 2012. Zarina lives in Arlington, VA with her husband and two kids.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from Kazakh Economical University and is currently a CPA candidate.  In 2019, Zarina successfully completed Nonprofit Leadership Program offered by GWSCPA. Zarina is member of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA) and Finance & Administration Roundtable (FAR). 

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PAST HONOREES

2021

  • CFO of the Year: Eileen Ramage, National Association of Home Builders
  • Association CFO of the Year: Dave Fitzsimmons, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Inc.
  • Philanthropic Organization CFO of the Year: John Robertson, Capital Area Food Bank
  • Rising Stars:
    Leila Green, Conference of State Bank Supervisors
    Brice Hadden, Managed Funds Association
    Tanisha Lewis, American Association for the Advancement of Science

2019

  • CFO of the Year: Joseph Budzynski, Volunteers of America
  • Association CFO of the Year: Lisa Haynes, Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Philanthropic Organization CFO of the Year: Steve Barker, World Resources Institute
  • Rising Stars:
    Zahilys Hernandez, National Retail Federation
    Randy Marsh, Horton’s Kids
    Jessica Sherry, Share Our Strength

2018

  • CFO of the Year: Joe Janela, American Pharmacists Association
  • Association CFO of the Year: Margie Erinle, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
  • Philanthropic Organization CFO of the Year: Mary Jane Morrow, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
  • Rising Stars:
    Rick Cohen, National Council of Nonprofits
    Tea Gennaro, Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc
    Zerihun Haile-Selassie, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Dave Jackson, American Counseling Association
    Warren Sander, Society for Conservation Biology

2017

  • CFO of the Year: Guy Sheetz, Futures Industry Association
  • Association CFO of the Year: Allison Ingram, Society of Military Engineers
  • Philanthropic Organization CFO of the Year: Jim Thomasell, National Parent Teacher Association
  • Rising Star: Mark Hornby, Family Career and Community Leaders of America

2016

  • CFO of the Year: Deborah Cowan, NPR
  • Nonprofit Transformational Leader: Paul Archambeault, Airlines for America
  • Rising Star: Carolyn Mollen, Independent Sector

2015

  • CFO of the Year: Philip Parisi, United Service Organizations
  • Nonprofit Transformational Leaders:
    Paul Vitale, Toy Industry Association
    Tom Tepper, Wilderness Society
  • Rising Star: Don Miller, Meals on Wheels America

2014

  • CFO of the Year: Stewart Uretsky, Brookings
  • Nonprofit Transformational Leaders:
    James Lum, Guide Star
    Sam DiCario, Food Marketing Insitute
  • Rising Star: Sara Bannon, American Society of International Law

2013

  • CFO of the Year: Marvin Irby, National Restaurant Association
  • Nonprofit Transformational Leaders:
    Samantha Barbee, International Youth Foundation
    Forrest Cason, Mental Health Center of Denver
  • Rising Star: John Lozitio, Academy of Management

2012

  • CFO of the Year: Stanley Berman, Global Impact
  • Nonprofit Transformational Leaders: Kimberly McKinnish, National Beer Wholesalers Association
  • Rising Star: Jason Daisey, Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc

2010

  • Nonprofit CFO Lifetime Achievement Award: Kevin Hardardt, American Gas Association
  • Nonprofit CFO Innovator of the Year Award: David Keen, National Association of Counties (NACo)
  • Rising Star: Lisa Stewart, Institute for Higher Education Policy

2009

  • Nonprofit CFO Lifetime Achievement Award: Moira Fathy Baker, National Science Teachers Association
  • Nonprofit CFO Innovator of the Year Award: Christopher Liedel, National Geographic Society
  • Rising Star: Alexis George, Bob Woodruff Foundation

2008

  • Nonprofit CFO Lifetime Achievement Award: Eileen Frazier, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
  • Nonprofit CFO Innovator of the Year Award: Jack Deeds, Search for Common Ground
  • Rising Star: Stephanie Murphy, Air-conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute

2007

  • Nonprofit CFO Lifetime Achievement Award: Kristen Conte, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
  • Nonprofit CFO Innovator of the Year Award: Usha Chaudhary, United Way of America
  • Rising Star: Abigal Gorman, American Dental Education Association

2006

  • Nonprofit CFO Lifetime Achievement Award: Brenda Hargett, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery