Bonnie Gilles Named One of Top CFOs in Region
VCCF’s Chief Financial Officer Bonnie Gilles was featured in the October 8-14, 2021 issue of the Pacific Coast Business Times for their special report on Top CFOs in the Region. This report honored 25 top CFOs who are “making an impact on the region,” both at companies and non-profits located in the tri-county region. Congratulations, Bonnie!
Bonnie Gilles serves as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for VCCF. Her responsibilities include oversight of the VCCF’s more than 600 donor-advised, donor-designated, scholarship, field-of-interest and agency endowment funds, as well as the foundation’s investment portfolio, its operating budget and its annual grants and scholarship budget. Bonnie has been able to apply her 20-year tenure in real estate development and management to provide oversight of the VCCF Nonprofit Center. In addition, she oversees the Foundations insurance and human resources.
Prior to joining VCCF in October 2014, Bonnie was the Vice President of Finance for Total Woman Gym + Spa, managing finance and accounting for a portfolio of 16 locations with over $35 million in annual revenues. Before Total Woman, she was Controller for Fore Property Co., a national development/property management firm focused on low-income housing communities, with 40 locations in 15 states. Since 2018, Bonnie has served as a business representative on the Pleasant Valley School District Citizens’ Oversight Committee for the $119,000,000 Measure C Bond Measure, and currently serves as Chair.
An actively licensed California Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Bonnie graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Northridge, with a BS in business administration-accounting. Bonnie is Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (AIFA) certified.
Says Bonnie of her job, “I take great pride in being part of VCCF, as it provides me with the opportunity to give back to the community that I have called home for 35 years.”