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Candid appoints MacArthur Foundation CFO to its board

In his role at the MacArthur Foundation, Kenneth Jones was responsible for all aspects of the finance, accounting, tax, audit, information technology, administrative services, and facilities functions for the foundation

Candid, a non-profit organization, has announced the appointment of Kenneth Jones VP and CFO of the MacArthur Foundation to its board of trustees.

The group has also appointed Kami Dar, CEO of Uniti Networks and Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of Michigan Nonprofit Association to its board.

In his role at the MacArthur Foundation, Jones was responsible for all aspects of the finance, accounting, tax, audit, information technology, administrative services, and facilities functions for the foundation.

Previously, Jones was the VP and CFO for the Annie E. Casey Foundation and has formerly held corporate finance positions at Ford Motor Company, Pfizer Corporation, and the Prudential.

He also serves on the boards of the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, the National Prevention Science Coalition, the Mission Investors Exchange, the Joint Center, the Thurgood Marshall Academy, Think of Us, the Public Justice Center, the Southern Education Foundation, the Center for Urban Families, the Steve Fund, and Corus.

T. Sylvester John, chair, group VP, ecommerce Massmart (Walmart Africa), said: “We are excited to welcome Donna, Kami, and Ken to our board.

“As philanthropic, nonprofit, and social enterprise leaders they bring precisely the kind of regional, national, and global perspectives Candid needs as we work to build a social sector capable of tackling the critical challenges and opportunities of our time.”

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