Jerome Chester

Chief Financial Officer

As chief financial officer (CFO), Jerome is responsible for the company’s financial functions including accounting, audit, contracts and grants. As a member of the leadership team, he shares the responsibility for the attainment of the organizations strategic and operational goals. His career spans more than 30 years of varied experience in financial management, Federal Government contracts, business leadership and organizational strategy.

Before joining NACCH0 in January 2017, he served as the CFO for a division of Sheppard Pratt – the largest private, nonprofit provider of varied mental health and social services programs. Previously, Jerome was the CFO for the Baltimore City Health Department. With a workforce of 800 employees and budget of $126 million.

Proficient at establishing systems, processes and controls that mitigate risk and ensure compliance with organizational policies and regulatory guidelines. Adept at team building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external business partners.

Jerome earned a Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Business/Information Systems.

Updated August 17, 2022

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