Foundation announces new CFO
VENICE — Gulf Coast Community Foundation has named CPA Christine Stobaugh as its new CFO.
According to a press release, Stobaugh began her new position on Aug. 13.
“Chris is extremely focused, compellingly humble and highly entrepreneurial,” says Gulf Coast Community Foundation President and CEO Mark Pritchett in a statement. “She fits well in our culture of innovative philanthropy and service-driven stewardship at Gulf Coast.”
Stobaugh also currently operates a food truck in the Sarasota-Bradenton area that provides capital for a nonprofit mobile eatery she runs to deliver meals to residents in need.
Gulf Coast Community Foundation was created in 1995 through the sale of the Venice Hospital. Since then, its become the philanthropic home of more than 700 families. It has invested $300 million in grants in the areas of health and human services, civic and economic development, education, arts and culture, and the environment.