Girl Scouts of the USA Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Jul 30, 2013, 13:30 ET from Girl Scouts of the USA

NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the appointment of Angela Olden as chief financial officer. Olden, who has more than 25 years of financial management experience, will join the organization on Sept. 23.

"Angela is immensely talented, bringing a wealth of experience in both the nonprofit and private sectors and an outstanding track record of prudent financial management and strategic planning and execution," said GSUSA Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chávez. "She will play an integral role in the Girl Scout Movement as we look to a brighter financial future for Girl Scouting in the years ahead."

Olden currently serves as chief financial officer of FEGS, one of the largest and most diversified not-for-profit health and human services organizations in the United States. At FEGS, she manages a budget of $280 million, and has financial oversight of 14 for-profit and nonprofit subsidiary corporations. Previously, she served as vice president and chief financial officer for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for 11 years.

She also worked as a financial executive in both the United States and Europe for FMC Corporation, a publicly traded industrial chemical and equipment manufacturer, where she was responsible for the financial operations of a $200 million division serving the pharmaceutical industry, among other positions. Olden began her career as a staff auditor with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.

Olden received her bachelor's degree in accounting and finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and an M.B.A. in economics and marketing from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

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