Tuesday's session—for those new to the financial role in their schools—will introduce participants to the ATS mission, its member schools, and the variety of resources available to financial officers to benefit them in their work.
Wednesday's session—for new and veteran ATS financial officers—will examine the newest data on enrollment and finances from the fall 2021 data collection process. Participants will hear about the latest trends and have a chance to discuss the implications in small groups.
REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED.
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TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022
3–5 p.m. ET
Session for those who are new to the role of CFO/financial officer (who have begun that role in the last three years)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2022
1–5 p.m. ET
Session for all CFO/financial officers
Chris A. Meinzer, senior director and COO for The Association of Theological Schools (ATS), is a CPA with more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Since joining the ATS staff in 1999, he has provided oversight of ATS financial and business affairs as well as the ATS institutional database—a repository of institutional, enrollment, personnel, financial, and development data provided by ATS members. Meinzer has done extensive analysis and research of this data and presented his findings in a variety of settings to administrators and boards of theological schools.
In addition, he has provided counsel to ATS member schools on issues of finances, organizational planning, and strategic thinking. Through discussions with theological schools and their leadership, Meinzer has encouraged reflection on intergenerational stewardship and its impact on both academics and economics within these schools. He has designed and implemented a revision of the ATS Strategic Information Report, a useful strategic tool that provides ATS member schools with peer and industry data on a variety of market fundamentals.
Meinzer holds an accounting degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Divinity degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Date & Time
Tue, Apr 19, 2022 , 3 p.m. ET —
Wed, Apr 20, 2022 , 5 p.m. ET