Chief Financial Officer
Eleni Saunders serves as the Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for all accounting functions of Charlotte Center City Partners and related entities, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting and monthly reporting along with assisting with human resources. Eleni brings her many years of accounting experience to the organization. She joined the team in August 2010 in a temporary position which became permanent in December 2010.
Prior to working at CCCP, Eleni had experiences in many aspects of the accounting world. She began her career at IBM, where she held numerous accounting positions. That was followed by five years at the Internal Revenue Service. After that position, she spent a brief amount of time back in the private sector serving as business manager for a local office solutions company. In 1998, Eleni joined Wagner Noble & Company, a local CPA firm. During her 11 years there, she serviced her clients with all their accounting needs, from bookkeeping to tax preparation to audit and attest work. Her interest in non-profit organizations grew due to her assignments managing and conducting audits of non-profit clients.
Eleni graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She obtained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in 1990. Eleni has served on several non-profit boards in the past. Currently she serves as Treasurer for the McAlpine Forest Homeowners Association and is active with various aspects of her church, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Eleni lives in Charlotte with her husband.